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Aleksandr Ivanov

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAleksandr Nikolayevich•Ivanov
Used nameAleksandr•Ivanov
Original nameАлександр Николаевич•Иванов
Born10 January 1951 in Chuonsky, Respublika Sakha (RUS)
Measurements158 cm / 52 kg
AffiliationsVS Almaty, Almaty (KAZ)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation

Biography

Aleksandr Ivanov took up wresting in 1966 and made the Soviet national team in 1975. Ivanov, who competed in the freestyle flyweight class his entire career, made his international début at the 1976 Olympics, where he won silver. Ivanov also won silver at the 1977 European Championships and bronze at the 1978 World Cup. Domestically, he won two Soviet titles (1974, 1976). After finishing his sporting career in 1979, Ivanov worked as a head of the combat sports department at the Churapcha Physical Culture Institute in Yakutia and later worked as director of a sports school in Mirny, Yakutia.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1976 Summer Olympics Wrestling URS RUS Aleksandr Ivanov
Flyweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver