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Rifat Yildiz

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRifat•Yildiz
Used nameRifat•Yildiz
Born1 April 1965 in Yenigazi (TUR)
Measurements165 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsAC Bavaria Goldbach, Goldbach (GER) / KSV Aalen 05, Aalen (GER)
NOC(s) Germany West Germany

Biography

Rifat Yildiz had the following finishes at major championships – 1990 World Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1991 World Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1987 World Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1999 World Championship: 58.0 kg. Greco-Roman (14th); 1998 World Championship: 58.0 kg. Greco-Roman (23rd); 1994 World Championship: 62.0 kg. Greco-Roman (31st); 1992 European Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1990 European Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1991 European Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1996 European Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 2000 European Championship: 58.0 kg. Greco-Roman (3rd); 1988 European Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th); 1994 European Championship: 62.0 kg. Greco-Roman (6th). He was the adopted stepbrother of Fuat Yildiz.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1988 Summer Olympics Wrestling Bantamweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 8 Representing West Germany    
1992 Summer Olympics Wrestling Bantamweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Germany    
1996 Summer Olympics Wrestling Bantamweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 5 Representing Germany    
2000 Summer Olympics Wrestling Featherweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic 4 Representing Germany    

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