Adam Saitiev

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Adam Saitiev
Born (1977-12-12) December 12, 1977 (age 37)
Khasavyurt, Dagestan, Russia
Olympic team Russia
Olympic medalist
Medal record
Competitor for  Russia
Men's Freestyle Wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold 2000 Sydney 85 kg
World Championships
Gold Ankara 1999 76 kg
Gold Tehran 2002 84 kg
European Championships
Gold Bratislava 1998 76 kg
Gold Minsk 1999 76 kg
Gold Budapest 2000 85 kg
Gold Moscow 2006 84 kg

Adam Hamidovich Saitiev, also spelled Saytiev, (Chechen: Адам Хамидович Сайтиев, born December 12, 1977 in Khasavyurt, Dagestan) is a Russian wrestler of Chechen heritage, who won gold at the 2000 Summer Olympics for the Russian Federation at 85 kg cat.[1]

His elder brother Buvaisar Saitiev, also a wrestler, won gold in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and again in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Adam is a recipient of the Order of Honor (2001) and Order of Friendship (2004).