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Grigoriy GAMARNIK

Grigoriy GAMARNIK, USSR Sportsman. Wrestler; World Lightweight Greco-Roman Wrestling Champion, 1955; USSR Lightweight Champion, 1956; Master of Sport of USSR since 1952.

Career

  • 1948 placed 2nd in welterweight class All-Union Junior Competitions. Competed in USSR Championship. 1949 placed 8th, 1950 11th, 1951 2nd, and 1956 6th in lightweight class.

    1953 USSR Welterweight Champion, but in 1954 placed only 3rd. 1958 placed 2nd at World GrecoRoman Wrestling Championship in Budapest. 1959 placed 3rd at USSR Spartakiada.

    At 1960 Rome Olympics placed 5th.
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