Wrestling Beijing Olympics

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.

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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 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.