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Rio-2016: Togrul Asgarov and Khetag Gayumov gained silver medals / PHOTO

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Wrestling competitions on the XXXI Summer Olympic Games taking place in Rio-de-Janeiro are going on.

On the last day of the competition were determined winners in freestyle wrestling in 65 and 97 kg weighting categories.

Our representative in 65 kg Olympic champion Togrul Asgarov at his second Olympiad reached the final as well. Our wrestler gained confident wins over Andriy Kvyatkovskiy from Ukraine and Frank Molinaro from USA. Beating in the semifinal Frank Chamizo as well Togrul reached the final. Loosing in the decisive bout to Russian athlete Soslan Ramonov Togrul became runner up of the Rio Olympiad.

Competing in 97 kg twofold bronze medalist of the Olympic Games Khetag Gazyumov in his 3rd Olympiad reached the final. First of all our wrestler beat Polish Radoslav Baran. Following this Khetag eliminating Reza Yazdani from Iran and representative of Uzbekistan Magomed Ibrahimov. Gaining great superiority win in the semifinal over Ukrainian Valeriy Andriytsev our athlete reached the final. In the final bout Khetag Gazyumov met with the reigning world champion Frederick Snyder from USA. Decisive contest ended with minimal advantage to the favour of the rival and Khetag Gazyumov completed Rio Olympiad with silver medal. 

65 kg
FINAL- Togrul Asgarov - Soslan Ramonov (RUS) 0:11
1/2 final - Frank Chamizo (ITA) -Togrul Asgarov 4:7
1/4 final -Togrul Asgarov- Frank Aniello Molinaro (USA) 10:0
Round of 16 -Togrul Asgarov- Andriy Kvyatkovskiy (UKR) 12:2

97 kg
FINAL- Kyle Frederick Snyder (USA) - Khetag Gazyumov 2:1
1/2 final - Valerii Andriytsev (UKR) -Khetag Gazyumov 0:11
1/4 final - Magomed Ibrahimov (UZB) -Khetag Gazyumov 3:12
Round of 16 - Reza Mohammad Ali Yazdani (IRI) -Khetag Gazyumov1:2
Round of 32 - Radoslaw Baran (POL) -Khetag Gazyumov 0:3

The results of the bouts you can find by clicking on the following links

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