The Glory of Wrestling & Religion

In the final episode of our Russian Masculinity series, The Telegraph speaks to Ahmed Lliev, a 20-year old wrestler from Moscow.

Ahmed’s passion for wrestling dominates his life, and he dreams of competing at the Olympics.

But he’s also a dedicated muslim, and channels his faith and relationship with his father into his sport.

For more on Russian Masculinity, watch the previous episodes of the series.

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