Russia and Kazakhstan won two gold medals on the opening day of the Matteo Belikon International Wrestling Championship, which opens the world rankings for the Tokyo Olympics.
Representatives of the Eurasian giant won the 60 and 97 kilogram categories, via Emin Narimanovich Seversevich and Musa Yevloyev, in this order, while Kazakhs Agdos Sultangali and Mirjan Shermakhanbet won the title with a weight of 63 kilograms and 67 kilograms, all of them in Greece. The Roman method, according to Prensa Latina.
On Thursday, the two winners completed Hungarian Istvan Takacs (87) and Turkish Riza Kayab (130) to leave the table prepared for the results of the 55, 72, 77 and 82 kg divisions in the Greek style. In addition to the debut for women with a weight of 57, 62, 68 and 76 kg.
Today, Saturday, the women’s competition ends with a discussion of medals in weights of 50, 53, 55, 59, 65 and 72 kilograms. Meanwhile, Men of Free Way will premiere at the show with fights in 97 and 125 kg.
Sunday’s farewell date holds the dispute over the exclusive Liberista medals at weights 57, 61, 65, 70, 74, 79, 86 and 92 kilograms, looking to add points to the world ranking.
Among the stars confirmed by Matteo Belikon, the Egyptian-Greek Mohamed El-Sayed (67 kg) and Abdel-Latif Mohamed (130 kg) stand out, as well as the Hungarian Zoltan Levy and the Indian Sing Gurbet, both in 77 kg.
According to Prensa Latina, two other Indians, Kumar Ravi (61 kg) and Bagrang Bunia (65) excel in freestyle. Meanwhile, Nigerian Odunayo Adekuoroye (57 kg), Kassaja Aisuluu Tynybekova (62 kg) and Canadian Erica Wiebe (76 kg) were the focus of women’s attention.
Matteo Pellicone will hand over the first units to its medalists, in order to secure a privileged position in the top 20 rankings for the current WWF season.
In addition to the Italian event, the Ranking Series 2021 will include the Continental Championships, the Poland Open (June 2021), the Olympic Competition (1-8 August) and the World Competition in Oslo (2-10 October).