Russian freestyle wrestler Zaur Uguyev made his way to the final of the Olympic Games in the weight category up to 57 kilograms. The correspondent of “Lenta.ru” informs about it.
In the semifinals, 26-year-old Uguyev was stronger than Reza Atrinagarchi from Iran. Thus, the Russian secured a medal at the Tokyo Games.
Uguyev has become a prize-winner at international competitions more than once. The Russian twice won gold at the World Championships, became the winner of the World Cup. Also on account of Uguyev bronze and silver of the European Championship.
On August 3, Russian Musa Yevloyev became the Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling in the category up to 97 kilograms. In the final, the Russian wrestler broke the resistance of Artur Aleksanyan from Armenia.
The Tokyo Olympics will run until August 8th.