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Arsen Spiridonovich Mekokishvili

amateur wrestler

Arsen Mekokishvili was a Soviet wrestler and Olympic champion in Freestyle wrestling.

Background

Mekokishvili, Arsen was born on April 12, 1912 in Georgia, United States.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (wrestling), 1951. With Tbilisi Dynamo. From 1945 with Moscow Dynamo. USSR champion,1945-1956.

Olympic champion, 1952. World champion, 1954.

Achievements

  • Mekokishvili competed at the 1952 Summer in Helsinki where he received a gold medal in Freestyle wrestling, the heavyweight class.