Wrestling has been around since the beginning of the Olympic games. It includes freestyle and greco roman with 18 sets of medals up for grabs.
Venue: China Agricultural University Gymnasium
Artur Taymazov wins gold medal in 120kg men’s wrestling
Artur Taymazov from Uzbekistan has won the gold medal in the men’s 120kg freestyle wrestling at the Beijing Olympics.
Bakhriyar Akhmedov from Russia won the silver medal. Marid Mutalimov from Kazakhstan and David Musulbes from Slovakia won bronze medals.
Shirvani Muradov wins gold in men’s 96kg wrestling
Shirvani Muradov from Russia has won the gold medal in men’s 96kg freestyle wrestling.
Taimuraz Tigiyev from Kazakhstan has won the silver medal. Khetag Gazyumov from Azerbaijan and George Gogshelidze from Georgia won bronze medals.
Georgia’s Revazi Mindorashvili has won the country’s second gold in the wrestling, by winning the men’s 84kg division.
He defeated Tajikistan’s Yusup Abdusalomov from Tajikistan who won the silver medal.
Davyd Bichinashvili of Russia beat Germany’s Georgy Ketoev to win the bronze medal. Taras Danko from the Ukraine won the other bronze medal.
Buvaysa Saytiev wins gold in men’s 74kg wrestling
Buvaysa Saytiev from Russia has won the gold medal in the men’s 74kg freestyle wrestling. He beat Soslan Tigiev of Uzbekistan 0-1, 1-0, 3-1 who wins the silver medal.
Bulgaria’s Kiril Terziev won the bronze medal after defeating Cuba’s Ivan Fundora. Murad Gaidarov from Belarus won the other bronze medal.
Mavlet Batirov from Russia has won the gold medal in the men’s 60kg freestyle wrestling.
Vasyl Fedoryshyn from Ukraine won the silver medal. Kenichi Yumoto from Japan and Seyedmorad Mohammadi from Iran won bronze medals in the event.
Henry Cejudo of the United States has won the gold medal in the men’s freestyle wrestling 55kg class at the Beijing Olympic Games.
Cejudo defeated Japanese Matsunaga Tomohiro on points.
Besik Kudukhov of Russia and Radoslav Velikov of Bulgaria shared the bronze medals.
China’s Wang Jiao beat Bulgaria’s Stanka Zlateva to win the women’s 72kg freestyle wrestling gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games.
Zlateva won the silver while Japan’s Hamaguchi Kyoko and Agnieszka Wieszczek of Poland both took a bronze medal.
- Kaori Icho from Japan wins gold in women’s 63kg wrestling
- Yoshida Saori wins gold in the in the women’s 55kg freestyle wrestling
- Canada’s Carol Huynh wins the gold medal in women’s 48kg wrestling
- Swedish wrestler drops his bronze medal in disgust
- Mijain Lopez from Cuba wins men’s greco-roman 120kg
- Aslanbek Khushtov of Russia wins gold medal in greco-roman 96kg
- Andrea Minguzzi wins gold medal in 84 kg greco-roman
- Georgia wins first gold medal in the men’s 74kg greco-roman wrestling