Karam Gaber

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Karam Gaber
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling
Competitor for  Egypt
Olympic Games
Gold 2004 Athens 96 kg
Silver 2012 London 84 kg
World Championships
Silver 2002 Moscow – 96 kg
Silver 2003 Créteil – 96 kg
Mediterranean Games
Gold 2005 Almería 96 kg

Karam Ibrahim Gaber (Arabic: كرم إبراهيم جابر‎, born September 1, 1979 in Alexandria) is an Egyptian Greco-Roman wrestler. He won the gold medal in the Men's Greco-Roman 96 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics,[1] and won the silver medal at the 2003 World Championships. At the 2012 London Olympics he won a silver medal.

Career[edit]

Gaber won with a gap of 12 points (12-1) at the 2004 Olympics Greco-Roman finals. He competed against Ramaz Nozadze of Georgia in an historic match. Gaber also won with a huge leap over Mehmet Özal in the semifinals with 11 points (11-0). This is the second gold medal for Egypt in Greco-Roman wrestling since 1928 Summer Olympics.

Gaber competed in a mixed martial arts match against Kazuyuki Fujita (Greco-Roman Wrestling) at K-1's Dynamite event on December 31, 2004.

Gaber was Egypt's flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. However, he failed to qualify for the quarter finals in Beijing.

He won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 0-1 Japan Kazuyuki Fujita KO (punch) K-1 PREMIUM 2004 Dynamite!! December 31, 2004 1 1:07

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olympic results
  2. ^ "London 2012 - Wrestling - Men's 84 kg Greco-Roman". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 

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