Meerim
ZHUMANAZAROVA

KGZ

Age

22 y/o | Seniors

Style

Women's wrestling

Weight

68 kg

UWW Rank

2

Season 2021

16 W / 4 L

About Meerim

Meerim ZHUMANAZAROVA (KGZ) qualified for Tokyo Olympics as runner-up at Asian Olympic qualifying tournament after defeating Nisha NISHA (IND) by 12-2 technical fall in semifinals. Lost close 7-5 decision to Feng ZHOU (CHN) in preliminary group stage, but advanced with 10-3 win over Zhamila BAKBERGENOVA (KAZ). Lost to Zhou again 8-0 in final...In June, won bronze medal at Poland Open. Lost to European Olympic qualifying winner Koumba LARROQUE (FRA) 3-1 in semifinals, beat Pan-American Olympic qualifying winner Danielle Suzanne LAPPAGE (CAN) by same score in bronze-medal match....Won 3 straight tournaments from November 2020 to February 2021, Poland Open, Individual World Cup and Ukrainian International...2019 world junior silver medalist and 2018 bronze medalist....Bronze medalist at 2019 Asian Championships and 2018 Asian Games...3-time Asian junior champion (2017-18-19)...2016 world cadet bronze medalist...Father is freestyle wrestling coach, mother is a paramedic-laboratory assistant.