Olegk Motsalin

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Olegk Motsalin
Personal information
Born (1986-04-09) April 9, 1986 (age 31)
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Sport
Country  Greece
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle
Club Polinikis[1]
Coached by Charalambos Chafousidis (GRE)[1]

Olegk Motsalin (Greek: Ολεγκ Μοτσαλιν; born April 9, 1986) is a Greek wrestler, who competed for the men's freestyle 74 kg at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, after winning a silver medal at the World Qualifying Tournament in Helsinki, Finland.[2][3] He was eliminated in the first round, losing out to Uzbekistan's Soslan Tigiev, who later won the bronze medal in this category, but subsequently disqualified for being tested positive in a banned substance.

Motsalin is also currently a member of Polinikis, being coached and trained by Charalambos Chafousidis.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Olegk Motsalin". London 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Olegk Motsalin". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "After all the hard work, Narsingh aims for medal in London". Times of India. 18 July 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 

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