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Aslanbek Fidarov

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAslanbek Edikovych•Fidarov
Used nameAslanbek•Fidarov
Original nameАсланбек Едікович•Фідаров
Other namesAslanbek Edikovich Fidarov, Асланбек Эдикович Фидаров
Born4 May 1973 in Vladikavkaz, Respublika Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya (RUS)
Died8 December 2020 in Vladikavkaz, Respublika Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya (RUS)
Measurements164 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsSinyavskovo Kiev
NOC Ukraine

Biography

Aslanbek Fidarov began wrestling in Vladikavkaz, but with the collapse of the Soviet Union, he switched allegiance to Ukraine. Fidarov won a bronze medal at the 1994 European Wrestling Championships in Roma and a gold medal at the 1995 European Wrestling Championships in Freiburg im Breisgau. At the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, he participated in two bouts but lost both to athletes from former Soviet republics – Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan. At all three freestyle tournaments he competed at 57 kg.

After graduation, Fidarov returned to Respublika Severnaya Osetiya-Alaniya and headed the Committee on Youth Policy, Physical Culture and Sports for the city of Vladikavkaz. In December 2020 he died after contracting COVID-19.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Wrestling UKR Aslanbek Fidarov
Bantamweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 18

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