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Boris Gurevich (wrestler, born 1937)

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Name  Boris Gurevich

Boris Mikhaylovich Gurevich (also "Gurevitsch"; born February 2, 1937) is a former Soviet wrestler.

Gurevich, who is Jewish, was born in Kiev, Ukraine.

Gurevich won the 1968 Summer Olympic Games freestyle middleweight (191.5 lbs; 82 kilograms) gold medal in Mexico City. He finished ahead of silver medalist Jigjidiin Mönkhbat of Mongolia and bronze medalist Prodan Gardzhev of Bulgaria.

He won a silver medal at the 1961 World Wrestling Championships at 87 kilograms, a gold medal at the 1967 World Wrestling Championships at 87 kilograms, and a gold medal at the 1969 World Wrestling Championships at 90 kilograms.

He was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.

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