|Full name||Vasyl Dmyrovych Rachyba|
27 January 1982 |
Dolyna Raion, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||88 kg (194 lb)|
|Coached by||Yury Tsikolenko|
Vasyl Dmyrovych Rachyba (Ukrainian: Василь Дмитрович Рачиба; born January 27, 1982 in Dolyna Raion, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast) is an amateur Ukrainian Greco-Roman wrestler, who played for the men's light heavyweight category. He defeated Russia's Alan Khugayev for the gold medal in his respective division at the 2011 European Wrestling Championships in Dortmund, Germany. Rachyba is also a member of the wrestling team for CSKA Kyiv, and is coached and trained by Yury Tsikolenko.
Rachyba represented Ukraine at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he competed for the men's 84 kg class. He defeated Tunisian wrestler and two-time Olympian Haykel Achouri in the preliminary round of sixteen, before losing out the quarterfinal match to Georgia's Vladimer Gegeshidze, with a three-set technical score (1–2, 3–0, 0–1), and a classification point score of 1–3.
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- Cullen, Jessica (4 April 2011). "Russia wins two Greco-Roman titles at European Championship". USA Wrestling. The Mat. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
- "Men's 84kg Greco-Roman Quarterfinals". London 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
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