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Sunday, 03 April 2016 02:12

U-23 EURO-2016: Gadjimurad runner up, Zalimkhan gained bronze medal / PHOTO-VIDEO

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Wrestling European championships U-23 is taking place in Bulgarian Ruse city has come to the end.

Freestyle wrestlers joining the competition on the 5th day completed day gaining 2 gold and 1 silver medal. Mirdjalal Hasanzade (57 kg) and Nurmagomed Hadjiyev (97 kg) gained gold, Murad Suleymanov (74 kg) became runner up of the competition.

In the last day of the Euro competed freestyle wrestlers in 61, 70, 86 and 125 kg weighting categories. Our wrestlers completed day gaining 1 silver and 1 bronze medals.

Our representative in 61 kg Zalimkhan Valiyev in the first bout gained confident win over Turkish athlete Selim Kozan. Following this meeting beating German Manuel Volfer reached the semifinal. Loosing in the semifinal to domestic wrestler Dimitar Ivanov Zelmikhan kept a chance to wrestle for bronze medal. In the decisive bout our wrestler defeating Ukrainian representative Vadim Dukhno got bronze medal of the championships. 

Competing in 70 kg Gadjimurad Omarov winning all bouts progressed to the final. On the way to the final our sportsman gained wins over Georgian Davit Buziashvili, Moldovian Nicolai Chireacov and in the semifinal Ukrainian Vasil Mikhaylov. In the last meeting the rival of Gadjimurad was Russian Rasul Arsanaliyev. In the bout passing in tense fight our wrestler was injured but managed to complete the bout till the end. Loosing with the minimal score Gadjimurad Omarov became runner up of the European championship.

61 kg 
Round of 16 - Selim Kozan (TUR) -Zalimkhan Valiyev 0:4
1/4 final -Zalimkhan Valiyev- Manuel Volfer (GER) 7:4
1/2 final - Dimitar Lyubomirov Ivanov (BUL) - Zalimkhan Valiyev 12:1
Bronze medal bout - Vadim Dukhno (UKR) -Zalimkhan Valiyev 4:6

70 kg
Round of 16 -Gadjimurad Omərov- Davit Buziashvili (GEO) 4:2
1/4 final -Gadjimurad Omərov- Nicolai Chireacov (MDA) 12:2
1/2 final -Gadjimurad Omərov -Vasil Mikhailov (UKR) 6:5
FINAL -Gadjimurad Omərov - Rasul Arsanaliev (RUS) 9:11

86 kg
Round of 16 - Aliaxandr Hushtin (BLR) – Gadjimurad Magomedsaidov 6*:6

125 kg
Round of 16 - Andrei Nikolaev (MDA) -Said Hamidov 0:10 (107 sec)
1/4 final - Said Hamidov - Yunus Emre Dede (TUR) 2:3

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