RANKING OF YOUNGEST UWW OLYMPIC & WORLD WRESTLING CHAMPIONS
Wrestler’s
Wrestlers Date of  Age at Time
Rank Name Country Style Date of Birth Championship Style Championship
1 Yerlikaya Hamza TUR Greco 3/6/1976 8/18/1993 W 17 Years, 5 Months, 12 Days
2 Xu Wang CHN Women 9/27/1985 8/22/2004 O 18 Years, 10 Months, 26 Days
3 Kaori Icho JPN Women 6/13/1984 11/2/2002 O 18 Years, 4 Months, 20 Days
4 Togrul Asgarov AZE Freestyle 9/17/1992 8/10/2012 O 19 Years, 10 Months, 24 Days
5 Islambek Albiev URS Greco 12/28/1988 8/12/2008 O 19 Years, 7 Months, 15 Days
6 Jiao Wang CHN Women 1/4/1988 8/23/2007 W 19 Years, 7 Months, 19 Days
7 Saban Trstena YUG Freestyle 1/1/1965 8/7/1984 O 19 Years, 7 Months, 6 Days
8 Kyle Snyder USA Freestyle 11/20/1995 9/11/2015 W 19 Years, 9 Months, 22 Days
9 Suren Nalbandyan URS Greco 6/3/1956 7/20/1976 O 20 Years, 1 Months, 17 Days
10 Alexander Karelin URS Greco 9/19/1967 9/18/1988 O 20 Years, 11 Months, 30 Days
11 Shazam Safin URS Greco 4/7/1932 7/24/1952 O 20 Years, 3 Months, 17 Days
12 Sanasar Oganesyan URS Freestyle 2/5/1960 7/27/1980 O 20 Years, 5 Months, 22 Days
13 Yuji Takada JPN Freestyle 2/17/1954 8/29/1974 W 20 Years, 6 Months, 12 Days
14 Bouvaisa Saitiev URS Freestyle 3/11/1975 10/8/1995 W 20 Years, 6 Months, 27 Days
15 Magomedgasan Abushev URS Freestyle 11/10/1959 7/27/1980 O 20 Years, 8 Months, 17 Days
16 Hideaki Tomiyana JPN Freestyle 11/16/1957 8/24/1978 W 20 Years, 9 Months, 8 Days
17 Uwe Neupert GDR Freestyle 8/5/1957 8/24/1978 W 21 Years, 0 Months, 19 Days
18 Kim Kum Chol PRK Freestyle 7/25/1971 8/3/1992 O 21 Years, 0 Months, 9 Days
19 Anatoli Beloglasov URS Freestyle 9/16/1956 10/20/1977 W 21 Years, 1 Months, 4 Days
20 Arsen Fadzayev URS Freestyle 5/30/1962 9/26/1983 W 21 Years, 3 Months, 27 Days
21 Soslan Andijew URS Freestyle 4/21/1952 9/6/1973 W 21 Years, 4 Months, 16 Days
22 Henry Cejudo USA Freestyle 2/9/1987 8/10/2008 O 21 Years, 6 Months, 1 Days
23 Leroy Kemp USA   Freestyle 12/24/1956 8/24/1978 W 21 Years, 8 Months, 0 Days
24 Wladimir Jumin URS Freestyle 12/18/1952 8/29/1974 W 21 Years, 8 Months, 11 Days
25 Hassan Issajew BUL Freestyle 11/9/1952 8/29/1974 W 21 Years, 9 Months, 20 Days
26 John Smith USA Freestyle 8/9/1965 8/26/1987 W 22 Years, 0 Months, 17 Days
27 Dan Gable USA Freestyle 10/25/1948   8/27/1971 W 22 Years, 10 Months, 2 Days
28 Ben Peterson USA   Freestyle 6/27/1950 9/27/1972 O 22 Years, 3 Months, 0 Days
29 Alexis Vila CUB Freestyle 3/12/1971 8/25/1993 W 22 Years, 5 Months, 13 Days
30 Pawel Pinegin URS Freestyle 3/1/1953 9/15/1975 W 22 Years, 6 Months, 14 Days

Official UWW Wrestling Database for validation of wrestler’s rankings: https://unitedworldwrestling.org/database

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