By Fatih Erel
ISTANBUL (AA) - Turkey's Taha Akgul won a gold medal in the 2019 European Wrestling Championships in Romania on Wednesday.
In the men's 125-kg freestyle final, Akgul beat Georgian Geno Petriashvili to claim the gold in Bucharest, Romania.
Turkey's Fatih Erdin, Ibrahim Bolukbasi, and Recep Topal are also set to compete for bronze medals.
On Tuesday, Turkey's Muhammet Nuri Kotanoglu beat Ukrainia's Oleksii Domanytskyi to claim the bronze in the men's 79-kg freestyle final.
With Akgul's gold medal, Turkish wrestlers have won a total of three gold medals at the international event, which ends on Sunday.
Turkey's Mustafa Kaya won a gold medal by beating Azerbaijan's Aghahuseyn Mustafayev 6-2 in the men's 70-kg freestyle final.
Turkish wrestler Suleyman Atli also earned a gold medal by beating Russia's Muslim Sadulaev 8-3 in the men's 57-kg freestyle final.
Turkey's Selahattin Kilicsallayan clinched a silver medal in the men’s 65-kg freestyle final after being bested by Azerbaijan's Haci Aliyev.