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UPDATE - Turkish wrestler wins gold in wrestling championships

UPDATE - Turkish wrestler wins gold in wrestling championships
Cengiz Arslan bags medal in men's Greco-Roman style, 72-kg category final in U23 World Wrestling Championships in Bucharest

UPDATE WITH MORE MEDAL

By Faruk Zorlu and Ercan Dogan

ANKARA (AA) - Turkish wrestler Cengiz Arslan won gold in the Senior U23 World Wrestling Championships on Wednesday, which was held in the Romanian capital of Bucharest.

Arslan claimed the medal after beating Georgia's Ramaz Zoidze in the final match of the men’s Greco-Roman style 72-kilogram category.

He beat his opponent 2-1.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan congratulated Arslan on his win.

The championship will continue until Sunday.

Also, in U23 World Wrestling Championships, Turkey's Kerem Kamal won a bronze medal in the 60-kg category.

Osman Yildirim, competing in Greco-Roman wrestling in the 130-kg category, won a silver medal on Tuesday.

Fatih Cengiz, also competing in Greco-Roman wrestling, came third place in the 77-kg category. Arslan also won bronze on Tuesday.

With a gold, a silver and two bronze medals, Turkey became third in the world in the Greco-Roman style.


source: News Feed
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