Valery Nikitich RUKHLEDEV

Deaflympics

GamesSportEventResult
Belgrade 1969Wrestling Freestyle78 - 87 kgGold
Belgrade 1969Wrestling Greco-Roman78 - 87 kgGold
Malmö 1973Wrestling Freestyle82 - 90 kgGold
Malmö 1973Wrestling Greco-Roman82 - 90 kgGold
Bucharest 1977Wrestling Freestyle90 - 100 kgGold
Bucharest 1977Wrestling Greco-Roman90 - 100 kgGold

Flag - RUS Soviet Union

Born: 18 Jan 1948

A native of Krasnoyarskii krai, he attended schools for the deaf in Novokuznetzk, Russia, and Odessa, Ukraine. Received a pedagogy degree from Odessa University. A multifaceted sportsman as he was the only deaf to win the gold medals in judo (1972 European Championships) and sambo (1971 USSR Championship). The Soviet Union's and Russia's delegate at the CISS Congresses between 1987 and 2013. Former board member of the European Deaf Sports Organization. 2003 - President of the VOG (All-Russian Society of the Deaf). Since 20 September 2013 he is the ICSD President.