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Adlan Varayev

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Nationality  Russian
Role  Olympic athlete
Name  Adlan Varayev

Sport  Freestyle wrestling
Ethnicity  Chechen
Weight  74 kg
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Born  2 January 1962 (age 53) (1962-01-02) Sadovoe, Groznensky District, Chechnya, Russia
Country  Chechen-Ingush ASSR, Soviet Union (now Chechnya, Russia)
Coached by  Dagi Bagaev, Aslanbek Dzgoev
Olympic medals  Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Freestyle Welterweight

Adlan Abuevich Varayev (Russian: Адлан Абуевич Вараев; 2 January 1962 – 4 May 2016) was a Russian-Chechen welterweight freestyle wrestler who won a silver medal at the 1988 Olympics. He won the 1987 World Championships, beating Dave Schultz in the final, and placed second in 1986. Varayev held the European welterweight title in 1986–1988. After retiring from competitions worked as a wrestling coach and administrator. He trained the Russian national freestyle team and served as vice-president of the Russian Wrestling Federation. He accidentally drowned after a bad fall into the Argun River.

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