Zagalav Abdulbekov

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Zagalav Abdulbekov
Medal record
Representing  Soviet Union
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Featherweight
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1971 Sofia 62 kg
Gold medal – first place 1973 Tehran 62 kg

Zagalav Abdulbekovich Abdulbekov (Russian: Загалав Абдулбекович Абдулбеков; born 19 December 1945 in Karata, Dagestan ASSR) is a former Soviet wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling. He is also twice world champion in freestyle wrestling.


Abdulbekov competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich where he received a gold medal in Freestyle wrestling, the featherweight class.[1][2]


  1. ^ "1972 Summer Olympics – München, Germany – Wrestling" (Retrieved on 9 January 2009)
  2. ^ "Profile: Zagalav Abdulbekov". Retrieved 9 January 2009.