Toghrul Asgarov

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Toghrul Asgarov
Toghrul Asgarov at the 2016 Summer Olympics awarding ceremony (cropped).jpg
Asgarov at the 2016 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Native nameToğrul Əsgərov
Full nameTogrul Shahriyar oglu Asgarov
NationalityFlag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan
Born (1992-09-17) 17 September 1992 (age 30) , Ganja, Azerbaijan
Height170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
CountryFlag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan
Sport Wrestling
Weight class65 kg
Event(s) Freestyle
Achievements and titles
World finalsSilver medal world centered-2.svg(2010) 5th (2015)
Regional finalsGold medal europe.svg(2012)
Olympic finals Gold medal.svg(2012)Silver medal.svg(2016)
Medal record
Men's freestyle wrestling
Representing the Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan
Olympic Games
Olympic rings.svg
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2012 London 60 kg
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2016 Rio de Janeiro 65 kg
World Championships
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2010 Moscow 55 kg
World Cup
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2015 Los Angeles 65 kg
European Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2015 Baku 65 kg
European Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2012 Belgrade 60 kg
World Juniors Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2011 Bucharest 60 kg
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2010 Budapest 55 kg
European Juniors Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2010 Samokov 55 kg
World Juniors Cup
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2011 Plauen 60 kg
European Cadets Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2009 Zrenjanin 54 kg
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg2008 Daugavpils 46 kg

Toghrul Shahriyar oghlu Asgarov (Azerbaijani : Toğrul Əsgərov; born on September 17, 1992, Ganja, Azerbaijan) is an Azerbaijani wrestler. He is an Olympic and European champion in freestyle wrestling.

In 2012 Summer Olympics Toghrul Asgarov won Olympic wrestling gold medal in men's 60-kilogram freestyle, beating Besik Kudukhov of Russia by a score of (1-0, 5-0). [1] [2] [3]

In May 2017, he was disqualified for one year due to the doping rules violation (higenamine). [4]

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  1. Result: Toghrul Asgarov wins gold in men's 60kg freestyle
  2. Reuters. Wrestling: Azerbaijan's Asgarov wins 60kg gold
  3. Washington Post. Azerbaijan wins two golds on mat
  4. "Борцы Азербайджана дисквалифицированы из-за допинга. Среди них Тогрул Аскеров".