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Chechen Athletes: April 2011 Review

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Chechen Athletes: April 2011 Review

During April of 2011, Chechen athletes participated in competitions and achieved good results in wrestling, boxing, and gymnastics in different parts of Europe.

From March 31 – April 3, the Austria Boxing Championship for adults was held in Gmunden, Austria. Two Chechen boxers fought for the “Unterberger” sports club of Wörgl. Khamzat Musaev and Arbi Chakaev became the Austrian champions in their categories. However, Khamzat was elected the best boxer of the tournament.

On April 3, a gymnastics competition was held in the resort town of Worriken. Belgium. One hundred and thirty four athletes from 12 sports club participated in the Championship of Eastern Belgium. Three Chechen sisters performed in the competition. In the youngest age group, Eliza Gambulatova came in 4th, scoring 39.95 points, and Ryana Gambulatova came in 9th, scoring 38.00 points. In the middle age group, Karina Gambulatova came in 9th among 74 participants with 39.00 points.

From April 9-10, the German city of Oberforstbach hosted a regional wrestling tournament in free style and Greco-Roman. More than one hundred and forty athletes from 15 various clubs participated in the tournament, with the Chechen wrestlers achieving good results in free-style.

The group for 6-8 year olds:

23kg: Mansour Vagabov (Golden Medal) – Shamil Suleymanov (Silver Medal)
30kg: Karim Mazaev (Silver Medal)
35kg: Zelimkhan Akhmadov (Silver Medal) – Ramzan Israilov (Bronze Medal)

The group for 9-10 year olds:

23kg: Radzhab Magomedov (Silver Medal)
38kg: Abdurakhman Gaziev (Golden Medal) – Vakhid Sagaev (5th)

The group for 11-12 year olds:

34kg: Abdurakhman Omarov (Golden Medal)
38 kg: Khalid Omarov (Silver) – Musa Suleymanov (4th)

The group for 13-14 year olds:

38kg: Umsan Mukhiev (Golden Medal)
42kg: Imam Vagabov (Golden Medal) – Said Rasulov (Silver Medal)
46kg: Dzhoxar Gambulatov (Golden Medal)
50kg: Rakhman Magomedov (Silver Medal)
58kg: Rakhmin Magomedov (Golden Medal)
63kg: Abdula Gaziev (Golden Medal)

The group for 15-17 year olds:

54kg: Talgat Gaziev (Golden Medal)
58kg: Magomed Said Omarov (Golden Medal) – Ali Khabashov (Bronze Medal)
63kg: Abdula Omarov (Golden Medal) – Adam Dzhambolatov (Silver Medal)

Among the adults, Rizvan Aduev came in second place.

From April 23-24, the city of Utrecht, Netherlands hosted the traditional Easter Wrestling Tournament in the Greco-Roman style, where many Chechen athletes from various European countries were in attendance. This year four hundred and ninety one wrestlers from 63 sports clubs competed in the tournament.

The group for 11-12 year olds:

32kg: Abdurakhman Omarov (Silver Medal) – Salman Aliev (Bronze Medal)
35kg: Magomed Dosaev (Golden Medal) – Turpal Bisultanov (Bronze Medal)
38kg: Idris Tabaev (Silver Medal)

The group for 13-14 year olds:

42kg: Dzhoxar Gambulatov (Bronze Medal)
52kg: Mukharbek Kurkiev (Silver Medal)
57kg: Abdula Tomov (Golden Medal) – Zapir Yusupov (Silver Medal)

The group for 15-17 year olds:

69kg: Ali Mantaev (Golden Medal) – Raybek Bisultanov (Silver Medal)
100kg: Mokhamed Yevloev (Silver Medal)

The group for the juniors up to 20 year olds:

66kg: Albert Madaev (Golden Medal) – Magomed Amarkhanov (Silver Medal)

In addition to the champions and prize winners at the tournament, many of our wrestlers could not get on the podium. They are: Ilyas Abdurashidov, Magomed Saydulaev, Ilman Saydulaev, Ibragim Dakhgilgov, Imam Umarov, Akhmed Ibragimov, Islam Tsechoev, Islam Kurkiev, Imam Vagabov, Umsan Mukhiev, A.Idriskhanov, Said Rasulov, Magomed Ibragimov, Abubakar Tutaev, Rakhman Magomedov, Bilal Abdurashidov, Islam Saydulaev, Radzhab Saidov, Ali Danaev, Akhmed Dakhgilgov, Dzhambulat Gaytamirov, Abdula Gaziev, Said Atsiev, Rakhim Magomedov, Movladi Dzangaliev, Ramdi Ulbaev, Shamil Lamanuev, Abdula Omarov, Shamil Danaev, Ruslan Abdulaev, Turpal Ali Sambiev, Aslambek Dakhgilgov, Zelimkhan Dzeytov, Magomed Chachaev and Amirbek Dakhaev.

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

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