Makharbek Khadartsev

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Makharbek Khadartsev
Medal record
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Olympic Games
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Gold 1988 Seoul Light heavyweight
Competitor for the Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Gold 1992 Barcelona Light heavyweight
Competitor for  Russia
Silver 1996 Atlanta Light heavyweight
World Championships
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Gold 1986 90 kg
Gold 1987 90 kg
Gold 1989 90 kg
Gold 1990 90 kg
Gold 1991 90 kg
Competitor for  Russia
Silver 1994 90 kg
Silver 1995 90 kg
Bronze 1993 90 kg

Makharbek Khasbiyevich Khadartsev (Russian: Махарбек Хазбиевич Хадарцев) (born 2 October 1964 in Suadag, Alagirsky District, North Ossetia) is a former Soviet wrestler who later competed for Russia, two times Olympic champion and five times world champion in Freestyle wrestling.


Khadartsev competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul where he received a gold medal in Freestyle wrestling, the light heavyweight class.[1]

He won a second gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.[2]

Competing for Russia at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, he received a silver medal.[3]

World championships[edit]

Khadartsev won a gold medal at the 1986 FILA Wrestling World Championships in Budapest. He received gold medals also in 1987, 1989, 1990 and 1991.


  1. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Wrestling" (Retrieved on 13 September 2008)
  2. ^ "1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Wrestling" (Retrieved on 13 September 2008)
  3. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Wrestling" (Retrieved on 13 September 2008)