World Class Sport Master
Competition weight category - 74 kg.
- Silver medal at the Olympics in Athens (2004)
- Bronze medal at the Olympics in Sydney (2004)
- Silver medal at the World Championship in New York (2003)
G.Laliev was born in Tskhinvali, South Ossetia. He took his first wrestling lessons in his home town with his coach V.Tekhov. Untill 1999 he reresented Russian National team at the cadet and espoir World and European competitions. Was considered as one of the best.
Later on he moved to Kazakhstan and since then represents this country. His younger brother Vadim is also a free-style wrestler, a member of the Russian National team.
The match Laliev - Ritter
Olympic podium (Athens, 2004). Buvaisa Saitiev (Russia) - gold, Gennadiy Laliev - silver, Ivan Fundora (Cuba) - bronze.