Ramazan Sahin

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Birthday
8, 1983
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
8, 1983 (age 36)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Freestyle wrestler who brought home Olympic gold to Turkey after winning the 66kg weight class at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. He is also a gold medalist at the World Championship and European Championships.

Before Fame

He was born in Hasav-Yurt, Dagestan and emigrated to turkey in 2005.

Trivia

He was born with the last name Irbaikhanov but changed it to Sahin in honor of Mehmet Ali Sahin, who helped him become a naturalized citizen of Turkey.

Family Life

His uncle, Ishak Irbayhanov, has been the manager of the Turkish national freestyle wrestling team.

Associated With

He and American Tom Brands are both Olympic gold medalists in freestyle wrestling.