Who is the most formidable wrestling team in the world of wrestling today ?? Ask this to any wrestling expert in the world, answer will be straight forward – RUSSIAN wrestling team. No global team has been so dominant in the world of wrestling as the Russian wrestling team has been. The last world championship medal tally at Budapest is clear proof of that. Out of 30 world championship titles, Russia won 10 of those. Russian tally at the last world championship was whooping 10 Gold 1 Silver & 2 Bronze medals. Japan was distant second with the tally of 5 golds.
Medal table – 2018 World Wrestling Championship – Budapest
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Russia 10 1 2 13
2 Japan 5 1 4 10
3 United States 4 3 5 12
Can Russia repeats its success at Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan. The current teams in all 3 categories of Men & Women freestyle, Greco-Roman comprises of multiple times Olympic & World Champions. Though the experts believe US and Japan teams will be the biggest threat for Russia at the 2019 World Championship. According to the experts if the Russian women team can elevate their performance at the biggest stage of wrestling – it will be tough for anyone to break Russian juggernaut at Nur-Sultan.
Roman Vlasov will head the Russian Greco-Roman wrestling team at the World Cup in Nur Sultan
There are just 2 days left before the World Cup in Nur Sultan (Kazakhstan) and the head coach of the Russian Greco-Roman wrestling team Gogi Koguashvili has announced the composition of the Russian team. A star roster will be seen in action at Nur Sultan: two-time Olympic champion, five world champions and two European champions. The composition of the team reports WRESTRUS.RU.
Greco-Roman wrestling. World Cup 2019.
The composition of the Russian national team in Greco-Roman wrestling
Up to 55 kg. Vitaly Kabaloev – European Champion 2019.
Up to 60 kg. Sergey Emelin – 2018 world champion, 2018 European champion.
Up to 63 kg. Stepan Maryanyan – 2018 World Champion, 2019 European Champion, two-time European Games winner.
Up to 67 kg. Artyom Surkov – 2018 world champion, three-time European champion (2015, 2017, 2018).
Up to 72 kg. Abuyazid Mantsigov – European Champion 2019.
Up to 77 kg. Roman Vlasov – two-time Olympic champion (2012, 2016), two-time world champion (2011, 2015), four-time European champion (2012, 2013, 2018, 2019).
Up to 82 kg. Adlan Akiev is the winner of the 2017 European Championship.
Up to 87 kg. Alexander Komarov – winner of the European Championship-2019.
Up to 97 kg. Musa Yevloyev – 2018 World Champion, 2019 European Champion.
Up to 130 kg. Sergey Semenov – 2018 world champion, medalist of the 2016 Olympics.
Natalya Vorobyova and Ekaterina Bukina will lead the Russian women challenge at the world championship in Kazakhstan
The coaching staff of the Russian women’s team has declared their squad for the World Championship in Nur Sultan. Some categories saw surprises. In 50 kg category Ekaterina Poleschuk and in 53 kg. Stalvira Orshush – two-time European champion will be seen in action for Russia. In addition, both heavyweight leaders Natalya Vorobyova and Ekaterina Bukina will step onto the carpet at Nur-Sultan. Vorobyova will fight in 72 kg (it was at that weight that she became the Olympic champion in 2012), and Bukina – in 76 kg.
September 17-20. Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Women’s wrestling. World Cup 2019.
The composition of the Russian team.
Up to 50 kg. Ekaterina Poleschuk
Up to 53 kg. Stalvira Orshush – two-time European champion
Up to 55 kg. Olga Khoroshavtseva
Up to 57 kg. Marina Simonyan
Up to 59 kg. Lyubov Ovcharova – European Champion 2017
Up to 62 kg. Maria Kuznetsova – bronze medalist of the European Games 2019
Up to 65 kg. Inna Trazhukova – winner of the European Championship
Up to 68 kg. Khanum Velieva – two-time world champion among juniors
Up to 72 kg. Natalya Vorobyeva – Olympic champion 2012
Up to 76 kg. Ekaterina Bukina – bronze medalist of the 2016 Olympic Games
Abdulrashid Sadulaev will head the Russian national freestyle wrestling team at the World Cup in Kazakhstan
On September 19, the freestyle tournament will begin at the world championship in Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan). The head coach of the Russian team Dzambolat Tedeev held a coaching council and announced the composition of the team. The main question remained only in the heavy weight, where the winner of the European Games Anzor Khizriev was injured – he will be replaced by the current champion of Russia, winner of the 2014 European Championship Alan Khugaev. Olympic champion Abdulrashid Sadulayev will be the captain and leader of the team.
Freestyle wrestling. World Cup 2019.
The composition of the Russian team.
Up to 57 kg. Zaur Uguyev – 2018 world champion.
Up to 61 kg. Magomedrasul Idrisov.
Up to 65 kg. Gadzhimurad Rashidov – two-time European champion (2016, 2018), winner of world championships (2017, 2018).
Up to 70 kg. David Baev.
Up to 74 kg. Zaurbek Sidakov – 2018 World Champion, winner of the 2019 Euro Games.
Up to 79 kg. Haji Nabiev.
Up to 86 kg. Arthur Naifonov is the 2018 European champion.
Up to 92 kg. Alikhan Zhabrailov.
Up to 97 kg. Abdulrashid Sadulayev – 2016 Olympic champion, three-time world champion (2014, 2015, 2018), four-time European champion (2014, 2015, 2018, 2019).
Up to 125 kg. Alan Khugaev – prize-winner of the European Championship 2014.