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Kudukhov wins wrestling gold for Russia

Kudukhov wins wrestling gold for Russia

Defending champion Besik Kudukhov of Russia has captured his fourth major title, winning gold in the men's freestyle 60-kilogram class at the world wrestling championships.
Kudukhov, a Beijing Olympics bronze medalist, defeated Vasyl Fedoryshyn 1-0, 1-1, 3-0, pinning the Ukrainian in the third round.
In the 84-kilogram final, Mikhail Ganev of Bulgaria overcame a second-set deficit to beat defending champion Zaurbek Sokhiev of Uzbekistan 1-0, 0-4, 4-2 for his second major title since 2005.
Khetag Gazyumov of Azerbaijan took gold in the 96-kilogram class with a 0-1, 1-0, 1-0 win over defending champion Khadzhimurat Gatsalov of Russia.


Updated : 2021-01-18 04:22 GMT+08:00