Bakhtiyar Akhmedov

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Bakhtiyar Akhmedov
Medal record
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Representing  Russia
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing 120 kg

Bakhtiyar Akhmedov Kumyk: Baxtiyar Ahmed Şahabutdinni ulanı (born 5 August 1987 in Buynaksk, Dagestan) is a wrestler of Kumyk ethnicity, representing the Russian Federation, and who has won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

He represented Dynamo Wrestling club, his coach Imanmurza Aliev.

On 29 August 2016, some non-official reports indicate, Artur Taymazov has been stripped off the 2008 Olympic gold medal due to positive test for doping


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