Islambek Albiev

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Islambek Albiev
Исламбек Альбиев
Wrestling at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Chunayev vs Albiev 4.jpg
Albiev (right) against Rasul Chunayev at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Islambek Tsilimovich Albiev
Nickname(s) The Professor mat[citation needed]
Ethnicity Chechnya Chechen
Citizenship Russia Russian
Born (1988-12-28) December 28, 1988 (age 28)
Grozny, Chechen-Ingush ASSR
Residence Grozny
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Country Russia
Sport Wrestling
Rank Grand Master of Sports
Event(s) Greco-Roman
Club CSKA Wrestling Club
Olympic Village-80[1]
Coached by Umatgirey Tavbulatov

Islambek Tsilimovich Albiev (Russian: Исламбек Цилимович Альбиев, Chechen: СаӀид-Цилиман кӀант Альбиев Ислам-Бека; born December 28, 1988 in Chechnya)[2] is a Russian wrestler of Chechen descent, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Greco-Roman wrestling. Albiev is a World champion (2009) and two-time European champion (2009, 2016).


  1. ^ "Olympic village-80". Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  2. ^ Kommersant Daily (Russian)