Sharif Sharifov

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Sharif Sharifov
Шарип Шарипов
Personal information
Full name Sharif Naidgadzhievich Sharifov
National team  Azerbaijan
Ethnicity Avar
Born (1988-11-11) 11 November 1988 (age 27)
Gunukh, Charodinsky District, Dagestan, Russia
Residence Makhachkala, Russia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
97 kg (214 lb)
Sport
Country Azerbaijan
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle
Club Atasport (AZE)
Coached by Anvar Magomedgadzhiev, Omar Kuramagomedov (RUS)

Sharif Naidgadzhievich Sharifov (Russian: Шарип Наидгаджавович Шарипов; born November 11, 1988 in Makhachkala, Dagestan) is a male wrestler from Russia of Avar descent who representing Azerbaijan. Sharifov finished first in the world championship and won bronze in the European championship.[1] In 2012 Summer Olympics Sharif Sharifov won Olympic wrestling gold medal in 84-kilogram freestyle after defeating Puerto Rican Jaime Espinal.[2]

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