Jamtsyn Davaajav

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This is a Mongolian name. The given name is Davaajav, and Jamtsyn is a patronymic, not a family name.
Jamtsyn Davaajav
Valentin Raychev vs Jamtsyn Davaajav 1980.jpg
Davaajav (top) at the 1980 Olympics
Personal information
Born 28 June 1953 (1953-06-28)
Died 2000 (aged 46–47)
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Sport Freestyle wrestling

Jamtsyn Davaajav (Mongolian: Жамцын Даваажав; 28 June 1953 – 2000) was a Mongolian welterweight wrestler. He competed at the 1976 Olympics in Greco-Roman and at the 1980 Olympics in freestyle wrestling and won a silver medal in 1980. In freestyle wrestling he also won a bronze medal at the 1978 Asian Games and placed fourth at the 1977 and 1979 world championships.[1]


  1. ^ "Jamtsyn Davaajav". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 11 November 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2012.