Tamas Lorincz of Hungary celebrates after successful the boys’s greco roman 77kg ultimate on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games in Chiba, Japan, Aug. 3, 2021. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo)
TOKYO, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) — Hungary’s Tamas Lorincz gained the boys’s Greco-Roman 77kg title Tuesday on the Tokyo Olympic Video games whereas Musa Evloev of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) captured the gold medal within the 97kg class.
Lorincz, the 2019 world champion, edged Akzhol Makhmudov of Kyrgyzstan 2-1 within the ultimate, successful Hungary’s first Olympic gold medal in wrestling since 2004.
“All the pieces. I discovered rather a lot over the last 5 years, did plenty of coaching even throughout the pandemic time with my brother. That is the explanation we’re each right here within the ultimate of the Olympics,” mentioned Lorincz.
Japan’s Shohei Yabiku and Rafig Huseynov of Azerbaijan shared the bronze medals.
Within the males’s Greco-Roman 97kg class, Evloev gained his first Olympic medal with a convincing 5-1 victory over Armenia’s Artur Aleksanyan, the gold medalist in Rio 2016.
The 2 bronze medals went to Tadeusz Michalik of Poland and Iran’s Mohammadhadi Saravi.
Within the girls’s freestyle 68kg ultimate, U.S. wrestler Tamyra Mariama Inventory Mensah bagged the gold by defeating Blessing Oborududu of Nigeria 4-1.
“After I first began wrestling, I wished to be an emblem, a light-weight, to youthful girls and present them that you could be foolish, you’ll be able to have enjoyable, and also you could be a powerful and be a wrestler. That was one of many issues that 100% motivates me,” Mensah mentioned.
Ukraine’s Alla Cherkasova defeated Japan’s Sara Dosho, who gained the ladies’s freestyle 69kg at Rio 2016, to assert the bronze whereas Meerim Zhumanazarova of Kyrgyzstan bagged one other bronze. Enditem