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New Victories for Chechen Wrestlers

Submitted by on Tuesday, 1 March 2011.    2,251 views One Comment
New Victories for Chechen Wrestlers

Chechen athletes from the new diasporas in various European countries continue to be victorious.

On February 5th and 6th, the regular Greco-Roman and Free Style Wrestling Championships were held in the city of Witten, which is within Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia state. Chechen wrestlers from Belgium and Germany achieved good results.

Results of Wrestlers Born 1997-1998:

Weight Place Name-Surname Club
38 kg 1 Zapir Yusupov Raeren 2006 – Belgium
  2 Imam Vagabov Raeren 2006 – Belgium
  6 Osman Mukhiev Raeren 2006 – Belgium
42 kg 1 Dzhoxar Gambulatov Raeren 2006 – Belgium
46 kg 1 Abubakar Tutaev Raeren 2006 – Belgium
  4 Salambek Mugaev Eiyskirshen – Germany
58 kg 1 Abdula Gaziev Raeren 2006 – Belgium


Results of Wrestlers Born 2003-2005:

Weight Place Name-Surname Club
21 kg 1 Mansour Vagabov Raeren 2006 – Belgium
27 kg 2 Ibragim Tabaev Raeren 2006 – Belgium
31 kg 3 Ramzan Israilov Köln-Mülheim – Germany
34 kg 3 Zelimkhan Akhmadov Raeren 2006 – Belgium


On February 20th, the German city of Merka hosted a Free Style wrestling tournament called the “Border Tournament”. The event was organized by sports clubs which are located at the borders of Holland, Germany, and Belgium. The competition was held for young men, between 6 and 17 years old. Around 80 athletes participated.

Here are the results for the Chechen wrestlers:

6-8 year old category:
21 kg: Mansour Vagabov: 1st place

9-12 year old category:
34 kg: Abdurakhman Omarov: 1st place and Imam Umarov: 3rd place
38 kg: Abdurakhman Gaziev: 1st place and Khalid Omarov: 2nd place

13-17 year old category:

Weight Place Name-Surname
38 kg 1 Osman Mukhiev
42 kg 1 Dzoxar Gambulatov
  2 Said Rasulov
46 kg 1 Abubakar Tutaev
54 kg 1 Talgat Gaziev
  3 Rakhim Magomedov
58 kg 1 Ali Khabashov
63 kg 1 Abdula Gaziev
69 kg 2 Abdula Khabashov


On February 25-27th, the city of Lünen hosted the National Free Style Wrestling Championship of Germany. For the first time in the wrestling history of Germany, a Chechen athlete became the national champion of the country. Akhmed Dudarov performed at 74 kg and competed with Germany’s 24 most talented wrestlers. However, Akhmed exhibited a great performance and defeated all of his rivals.

In 1/8 finals, his rival was Kubilay Sargicci, a native of Turkey. Akhmed knocked down his opponent easily with 1:0 and 2:0. The ¼ finals were a bit harder for our athlete. His rival, Karsten Kopp passed the first period with 1:0. But in the second and third periods Akhmed showed his capacity and defeated his rival 3-1 and 4:0. In the semifinals, Akhmed matched with Matthias Schwartz and walked into finals with 1:0 and 3-0. In the final, Akhmed fought Sebastian Christoffel; but he did not give his rival any chance. He defeated him with clear scores, 5:0 and 2:0. As a result of his performance, Akhmed Dudarov won the gold medal and became the first Chechen wrestler in a national championship in Germany.

On the other hand, Chechen coach Umar Chekarbiyev participated in a Greco-Roman championship in Sattledt, Austria, with his pupils.

Rizvan Khakimov (25 kg), Baysangur Musaev (29 kg), Ramzan Khakimov (32 kg), Abkhan Khakimov (35 kg) and Rasul Radzhapov (45 kg) won gold medals. Khamzat Radzhapov (25 kg) and Zelimkhan Musaev (32 kg) were awarded with silver medals, and Magomed Arsaev (32 kg) gained a silver medal, as well.

The 45-year old Chechen coach, Umar Chekarbiyev participated in the tournament at the 96 kg category. Umar did not give a chance to his young rivals, and became the champion. Aside from Umar, two other Chechen wrestlers fought in the adult category. Magomed Gamaev (55 kg) and Artur Arsanaliev (60 kg) won bronze medals.

*Text was written by Waynakh Online and edited by Michael Capobianco

One Comment »

  • Salikh said:

    Masallah! Chechen Lions!

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