Zevegiin Oidov

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This is a Mongolian name. The given name is Oidov, and the name Zevegiin is a patronymic, not a family name. The subject should be referred to by the given name.
Zevegiin Oidov
Medal record
Men's Freestyle Wrestling
Competitor for  Mongolia
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal -62 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 Istanbul -62 kg
Gold medal – first place 1975 Minsk -62 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Lausanne -68 kg
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1974 Tehran 62 kg
Gold medal – first place 1978 Bangkok 68 kg

Zevegiin Oidov (Mongolian: Зэвэгийн Ойдов; born May 25, 1949) is a retired Mongolian wrestler. At the 1976 Summer Olympics he won the silver medal in the freestyle -62 kg class.[1] He also won two world champion titles, in 1974 and 1975 in the -62 kg class.[2] In 1977 competing in the freestyle -68 kg class he came in second, taking the Bronze medal.[2]

Other Olympic appearances[edit]

In 1972 he competed in the Munich games in the -62 kg Freestyle class under the name Oidov, Zeveg where he was eliminated after the second round in which his opponent was Abdulbekov, Zagalav of the URS who went on to win the Gold Medal. His final Olympic appearance was the 1980 Moscow games where he competed in the -68 kg Freestyle class under the name of Oidov, Zevegying and was eliminated after the third round.[3]

See also[edit]

Wrestling at the 1976 Summer Olympics


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