Ernazar
AKMATALIEV

KGZ

Age

23 y/o | Seniors

Style

Freestyle

Weight

65 kg

UWW Rank

46

Season 2021

3 W / 1 L

About Ernazar

Ernazar AKMATALIEV (KGZ) earned Olympic spot with most amazing performance of Asian Olympic qualifying tournament. Was losing 0-8 in semifinals to 2020 Asian 70kg champion Ilyas BEKBULATOV (UZB) when he clamped on a headlock and threw opponent to back for fall at 2:52. In final, despite nothing at stake, posted wild 15-13 victory over Amir Mohammad YAZDANI (IRI) by scoring pair of 2-point exposures in final 30 seconds....Finished 2nd at 2021 Ukrainian International, losing 5-4 in final to European bronze medalist Ali RAHIMZADEH (AZE)...Lost to Olympic bronze medalist Haji ALIYEV (AZE) 6-4 in quarterfinals at Individual World Cup in December 2020...Won 2019 Takhti Cup with 10-0 victory in final over Georgi REVAZISHVILI (GEO)...5th at 2019 World U-23 after losing to Takuma TANIYAMA (JPN) 4-3 in semifinals and Ihor NYKYFORUK (UKR) 8-8 in bronze-medal match...7th at both 2018 and 2019 Asian Championships...Silver medalist at 2018 Asian Junior Championships with 6-2 loss to Taniyama in final....2015 Asian cadet bronze medalist.