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Taymazov repeat freestyle 120 kg gold medalist

Taymazov repeat freestyle 120 kg gold medalist

Artur Taymazov of Uzbekistan has repeated as the Olympic freestyle wrestling champion at 120 kilograms (264 1/2 pounds).
Taymazov denied Russia its seventh wrestling gold medal in Beijing, defeating Bakhityar Akhmedov 3-0, 1-0.
Taymazov joins Russia's Mavlet Batirov (60 kg, 132 pounds) and Buvaysa Saytiev (74 kg, 163 pounds) as repeat freestyle gold medalists from Athens. Taymazov, 29, was a silver medalist in 2000 and now has three medals in the last three Olympics.
The bronze medalists were David Musulbes of Slovakia and Marid Mutalimov of Kazakhstan.


Updated : 2020-12-06 07:47 GMT+08:00