Russian Freestyle Wrestling Olympic Team 2016 was finally announced

Road to Rio 2016
The Olympic Russia Wrestling National Team Rooster Olympic Games in Rio 2016

(MOSCOW, July 6) Russia wrestling team head coach Dzhambulat Tedeev unveiled the final squad for the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

– We have a stable team – in each weight we got either World or European champions – Tedeev said.

– We expect that we will show a successful performance at the Olympics, we will try to win as many gold medals as possible. Now we are training at the wrestling camp in Kislovodsk, it will last until July 10. On July 20th the second phase of preparation starts at the wrestling camp in Novogorsk, which will last until August 5. On August 6, we will fly to São Paulo and on the 12th we are flying to Rio de Janeiro to our final destination.

The Olympic Russia Wrestling National Team Rooster that will compete at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016:

57 kg – Victor Lebedev – 2010, 2011 World Champion; 3rd  place World Championship 2015;

65 kg – Soslan Ramonov – 2014 World Champion; 3rd place World Championships 2015;

74 kg – Aniuar Geduev – 2013, 2014, 2015 European Champion; 3rd place World Championship 2015;

86 kg – Abdulrashid Sadulaev – 2014, 2015 World Champion;

97 kg – Anzor Boltukaev – 2016 European Champion; 3rd place World Championship 2013;

125 kg – Bilyal Makhov – 2007, 2009, 2010 World Champion; 3rd place Olympic Games 2012; 3rd place World Championship 2015;

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