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JWC-2017: Namaz Rustamov gained bronze medal / PHOTO

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Wrestling juniors world championship taking place in Tampere, Finland has finished.

In the first day in Greco-roman wrestling competitions Nasir Hasanov (74 kg) gained bronze medal.

In the last day of the competitions were determined winners among Greco-roman wrestlers in 55, 66, 84 and 120 kg. Our wrestlers completed day gaining 1 bronze medal.

Our representative in 66 kg Namaz Rustamov beating rivals from Hungary and Uzbekistan lost in ¼ final. With progressing his rival to the final our wrestler joined repechage bouts. Beating Ukrainian athlete Namaz got a right for bronze medal match. In decisive bout his rival was Turkish sportsman. Meeting passing in tense fight ended in a draw. But according to the rules as Namaz gained last point he was announced winner of this bout and became bronze medalist of the mundial. 

55 kg 
Round of 32 - Hee Dong Son (KOR) - Zaur Nuriyev 6:5

66 kg 
Bronze medal match - Namaz Rustamov - Murat Firat (TUR) 2*:2
Repechage bout - Andiiy Partsey (UKR) - Namaz Rustamov 0:9
1/4 final - Malkhas Amoyan (ARM) - Namaz Rustamov 5:1
Round of 16 - Makhmud Bakhshilloev (UZB) - Namaz Rustamov 3:4
Round of 32 - Namaz Rustamov - Mark Arvai (HUN) 6:2

84 kg 
Round of 16 - Salih Aydin (TUR) - Tunjay Vezirzade 5:3

120 kg
1/4 final - Seyidmagomed Omarov - Patrik Jan Kaminski (POL) 0:2
Round of 16 - Seyidmagomed Omarov - Satish Satish (IND) 7:3

You can watch the course of the competitions by the following link.

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