World Championship: 2 finalists, 2 bronze medals

24 October 2023 22:50
World Championship: 2 finalists, 2 bronze medals

The U-23 World Championship continues in Tirana, the capital of Albania. informs that today 4 more freestyle wrestlers of Azerbaijan joined the fight.

Two of them reached the finals. Two more of our wrestlers won bronze medals.

57 kg
Rahman Imanov lost to German Niklas Stechele in the 1/8 finals - 6:10

65 kg
Ziraddin Bayramov won over Moldovan Pavel Graur in the 1/8 finals based on the principle of the last point (1:1). He was stronger than Brock Hardy (USA) - 14:11. Ziraddin wrestled with Goga Otinashvili from Georgia in the semi-finals and won 5:1 and advanced to the finals. Tomorrow, he will fight against Russian Ibrahim Ibrahimov in the final.

70 kg
Kanan Heybatov lost to Russian Inalbek Sheriev in the first round - 3:13. Since his opponent reached the finals, our wrestler will face Farouk Jelassi (Tunisia) in the consolation match.

79 kg
Ashraf Ashirov won a convincing victory over Armenian Menua Yaribekyan in his debut - 7:0. The Azerbaijani athlet defeated the Spanish Gabriel Ramos in the 1/8 finals with a complete advantage - 13:0. Ashirov didn't give Indian Sagar Jaglan any chance in the 1/4 finals - 10:0. Ashraf faced Kazakhstan's Shamsat Tair in the semi-finals. He won a place in the final by defeating his opponent with a full advantage (11:0). He will wrestle with Russian Magomed Magomaev in the final tomorrow.

92 kg
Abduljalil Shabanov defeated Nurdaulet Bekenova from Kazakhstan in the consolation match - 10:0. He met Andro Margishvili from Georgia in the match for the 3rd place. Shabanov, who won with a score of 14:11, won the bronze medal in the U-23 World Championship.

125 kg
Vakhit Galayev defeated Belarusian Alexey Park ahead of time - 10:0. Galayev wrestled with Indian Kumar Anirudh in the match for the bronze medal. Our athlete, who won with a complete advantage (10:0), won the bronze medal in the World Championship.