Uzbek wrestlers win medals in tournament in Croatia

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A national team of Uzbekistan won two gold, two bronze and one silver medals at Greco-Roman Wrestling Grand Prix among adults, in Zagreb, Croatia.

Participants of the tournament – 200 athletes from 20 countries competed to get the license for the upcoming Olympic Games in Japan.

In the weight category up to 63 kilograms, Uzbekistan’s Islomjon Bakhromov defeated US representative Xavier Johnson in the final match and won the gold medal. In the same category, in the bronze medal bout, Uzbekistan’s Feruz Tukhtayev defeated Travis Rice of the USA to win a medal.

Yelmurat Tasmuradov of Uzbekisyan in the weight category up to 67 kilograms defeated the Romania’s Radu Mihut and won the gold medal.

Uzbekistan’s Muminjon Abdullayev and Jakhongir Turdiyev won silver and bronze medals respectively in the weight categories.

In the overall team standings, Uzbekistan’s national team took the second place after Turkey. Croatia was third.

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