Bashir Varayev

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBashir Magomedovich•Varayev
Used nameBashir•Varayev
Original nameБашир Магомедович•Вараев
Born23 February 1964 in Grozny, Chechenskaya Respublika (RUS)
Measurements178 cm / 78 kg
AffiliationsSoviet Army
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation


Bashir Varayev was one of the best half-middleweight judokas of the world at the end of the 1980s. During his career Varayev won the 1988 Olympic bronze, the 1987 World Championships silver, and bronze at the 1989 and 1991 World Championships. Varayev won the European title four times (1987-90), while taking bronze at the 1991 and 1992 European Championships. He also won gold at the 1990 Goodwill Games and was Soviet champion from 1986-88.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1988 Summer Olympics Judo URS RUS Bashir Varayev
Half-Middleweight, Men (Olympic) =3 Bronze

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