Originally a representative of Russia, Nurislam Sunayev has been a mainstay on the senior circuit dating all the way back to 2012. While competing for Russia, Sunayev was a bronze medalist at the Golden Grand Prix in 2012 and 2013. Since competing for Kazakstan, Sunayev has finished fifth at the world championships twice, and won the Yasar Dogu.
The Olympic Transfer Tracker
Aug 11, 2021Athletes moving from one country to another has been a part of sports for as long as there have been sports. Wrestling is no exception to this phenomenon, and the frequency of such occurrences has shown no signs of abating, no matter how rare transfers used to be.
57kg Olympic Preview - Thomas Gilman Against The World
Jun 23, 2021Thomas Gilman is Team USA’s Olympian at 57kg in a field that includes 2 past world champions and 5 other world medalists. This 57kg Olympic preview will give an overview of Gilman’s senior level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Tokyo. We'll also break down the competitors into tiers based on medal contenders, dark horses and long shots at the Olympic Games.