Alan Khugayev

Alan Anatoljevich Chugajew ( Ossetian Хуыгаты Анатолийы фырт Алан; Russian Алан Анатольевич Хугаев; born October 18, 1990 in Vladikavkaz ) is a Russian wrestler of Ossetian origin. It was 2011 Vice European Champion and 2012 Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling in the middleweight division.


Alan Chugajew began in 1999 as a teenager with the rings. He starts for the sports club Torpedo Vladikavkaz and is or has been coached by Vladimir Uruimagow and Vakhtang Kaglojew. He launched exclusively in the Greco-Roman style and with a size of 1.82 meters in the middleweight division, the weight class up to 82 kg body weight. He is a student, earns his livelihood but currently exclusively with the rings.

His international career began at the Junior European Championship 2007 ( Juniors) in Belgrade, where he won the middleweight title in front of Timo Kallio of Finland and Sergo Ninua from Georgia. The next great success he achieved at the Junior World Championship 2009 in Ankara. He stood at the championship in the final the Iranians Hossein Babak Ghorbani Goldasteh over, he was defeated by the almost on points.

2011 saw the launch Alan Chugajew the renowned Ivan Poddubny - Memorial, a Fila Golden Grand Prix tournament in Tyumen and won this tournament in the middleweight division. He defeated in the final battle the Olympic champion from 2004 and multiple World and European champion Alexei Mishin from Russia and thus acquired the ticket to the 2011 European Championships in Dortmund. In Dortmund he came to wins over Vincenzo Scibilia, Italy, Artur Schahinjan, Armenia and Jan Fischer ( wrestler) from Germany and was a finalist Wasil Rachyba, a surprise man from Ukraine, over and subject to that on points. He became vice - European champion. At the Russian Championships 2011 he lost in the final against the veteran Alexei Mishin, finishing in 2nd place.

Somewhat surprisingly, celebrated Alan Chugajew at the 2012 Olympic Games in London the biggest success so far in his young wrestlers career, for he was with victories over Alim Selimow, Belarus, Danijal Gadschijew, Kazakhstan, Wladimir Gegeschidse, Georgia and Karam Ibrahim, Egypt, Olympic champion.

2013 Alan Chugajew was defeated in the championship of Russia in the finals of Alexei Mishin. Mishin was therefore used by the Russian Wrestling Federation in the world and at the European Championships this year. For Alan Chugajew was only the start at the Universiade in Kazan, where he won in superior style.

International success

Russian Championship

  • All competitions in Greco-Roman wrestling
  • OS = The Olympic Games, WM = World Championship, European Championship EM =
  • Middleweight weight category to 84 kg body weight ( to 31 December 2013, since January 1, 2014, a new weight class division by the FILA )