Georgy Ketoev

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Georgy Ketoyev (Ossetian: Четиты Важайы фырт Геуæрги; born 19 November 1985 in Tbilisi, Georgian SSR) is a Russian naturalized Armenian freestyle wrestler of Ossetian descent. He won a bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, beaten by Revaz Mindorashvili of Georgia whom Ketoev had previously beaten.

Georgy Ketoev
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Ketoev in 2012
Medal record
Representing  Armenia
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Paris 97 kg
Representing  Russia
Men's Freestyle wrestling
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 84 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Baku 84 kg
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Tampere 84 kg
Silver medal – second place 2009 Vilnius 96 kg

The Russian took the gold medal at the World Championship in Baku (2007) in the 84 kg category, by defeating Jousop Abdusalomov of Tajikistan. It was Ketoev's first time as a world teamer. He won the spot on the Russian team over past World Champions Sazhid Sazhidov and Adam Saitiev. Ketoev won the Junior World Championship in 2005 and had only one finish below first in world-level competition, which was a second-place finish in 2005 at the World Cup.

Ketoev took the silver medal at the European Championship in Vilnius (2009) in the 96 kg weight class, losing to Khetag Gazyumov from Azerbaijan in the finals.