Japan, US, Hungary win gold in wrestling worlds

Budapest, Dec 11 (IANS) Japan, the United States and Hungary won gold medals at the World Wrestling Championships for non-Olympic events.

Mayu Mukaida of Japan triumphed in the women’s 55 kg category final, beating Irina Ologonova of Russia with a technical fall. The bronze went to Aiym Abdildina of Kazakhstan and Otgontsetseg Davaasukh of Mongolia here on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.

Logan Jeffery Stieber of the US won the men’s 61kg freestyle event, with an 8-4 win over Beka Lomtadze of Georgia. Ahmednabi Gvarzatilov of Azerbaijan and Akhmed Chakaev of Russia shared the bronze.

Balint Korpasi of Hungary won the men’s 71kg Greco-Roman final, nipping Daniel Cataraga of Moldova 2-1. Hasan Aliyev of Azerbaijan and Ilie Cojocari of Romania were joint third.

–IANS

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