Sazhid Khalilrakhmanovich Sazhidov 10.21.2015

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Sazhid Khalilrakhmanovich Sazhidov
Сажид Халилрахманович Сажидов
Personal information
Full name Sazhid Khalilrakhmanovich Sazhidov
Nationality Russian
Ethnicity Avar
Born 6 February 1980 (age 38)
Agvali, Tsumadinsky DistrictDagestanRussia
Residence Makhachkala, Dagestan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Country Russia
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle
Coached by Mairbek Yusupov

Sazhid Khalilrakhmanovich Sazhidov (RussianСажид Халилрахманович Сажидов; born 6 February 1980) is an Avar Dagestani -born Russian Olympic wrestler who represented Russia at the world-level from 2003 to 2006. He won the bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

At the final match 2003 FILA Wrestling World Championships he defeated Cael Sanderson of the United States, to become world champion. In 2006 he defeated Revaz Mindorashvili in the final match to again become world champ. In 2005 he placed 5th.

Sazhidov also won the world championship at the cadet level in 1995 and junior level in 1998. He won the World Military Games in 2007 as well.

He is the head coach of the Dagestan wrestling team.

He is currently the coach of the following wrestlers