Oleg Karavayev

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Oleg Karavayev
Medal record
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Men's wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold 1960 Rome Greco-Roman Bantamweight

Oleg Karavayev (20 May 1936 – 23 August 1978) was a Soviet wrestler and Olympic Champion. He was born in Minsk.

He was Jewish.[1] He competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome where he won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling, the bantamweight class.[2] He was also 1958 and 1961 world champion, and USSR champion multiple times.[3]

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  2. ^ "Profile: Oleg Karavayev". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 11 March 2009. 
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