Shkëlqim Troplini

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameShkëlqim•Troplini
Used nameShkëlqim•Troplini
Born1 October 1966 in Durrës, Durrës (ALB)
Measurements180 cm / 100 kg
AffiliationsTEUTA Durrës
NOC Albania


A multiple Albanian national champion in heavyweight, freestyle wrestling, Shkëlqim Troplini represented his country in that event at the 1995 European Championships, where he placed eighth. His next stop was the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, where he lost his first-round bout against Canadian Oleg Ladik, as well as his classification round match against Davud Məhəmmədov of Azerbaijan to place joint-18th overall, with Australia’s Ben Vincent. Following his retirement from active competition, he turned to coaching at the club level. His son Rejnaldo is a professional football player.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Wrestling ALB Shkëlqim Troplini
Heavyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) =18