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Bounama Touré

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBounama•Touré
Used nameBounama•Touré
Other namesToubabou Dior
Born12 February 1953
Died11 April 2016 in Dakar (SEN)
NOC(s) Senegal


Bounama Touré wrestled super-heavyweight Greco-Roman for Senegal at the 1992 Olympics. In Africa he was among the best wrestlers, winning a silver medal in unlimited Greco at the 1992 African Championships. He also won two bronzes at the 1985 African Championships, in both freestyle and Greco-Roman, and added a bronze in unlimited Greco-Roman at the 1991 All-African Games. Touré was also known in Senegal as Toubabou Dior. He later formed a wrestling school that bore his name and taught many young Senegalese to wrestle.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1992 Summer Olympics Wrestling Super-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men Olympic AC SEN Bounama Touré