Abdulrashid Sadulaev

Russian wrestler

Abdulrashid Sadulaev

Russian wrestler

Abdulrashid Bulachevich Sadulaev (Russian: Абдулрашид Булачевич Садулаев; Avar: ГІабдулрашид Булачил Садулаев; born 9 May 1996 in Dagestan) is a Russian freestyle wrestler of Avar descent. Nicknamed the "Russian Tank," he is the 2016 Olympic Champion at 86 kg, a two time World Champion (2014, 2015), European Champion (2014), European Games Champion (2015), two time Cadet World Champion (2012, 2013), Golden Grand-Prix Champion, European Nations Cup winner, Yaşar Doğu winner, Wenceslas Ziolkowski Memorial winner and Alexander Medved International winner. Sadulaev became the 2014 World Champion in the 86 kg class at age 18, and Olympic champion at age 20.

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