Georgian sportsman strikes gold at U23 World Wrestling Championship
27 November, 2017
Georgian sportsman strikes gold at U23 World Wrestling Championship
Georgian freestyle wrestler Geno Petriashvili won the gold medal at the Under 23 Wrestling World Championship that took place in Bydgoszcz, Poland on November 25. Petriashvili won the 125 kilograms title.

The bronze medals were calimed by Iran's Amin Hossein Taheri and Ukraine's Danylo Kartavyi at the expense of Hung
ary's Mihaly Nagy and China's Zhanxiang Hu respectively.

In the finals, Geno Petriashvili defeated Magomedamin Dibirov (RUS), storming out to a 5-0 lead at the break. He ended the match with a takedown and two gut wrenches for an 11-0 win. Georgian freestyle wrestler added this victory to his triumph from the 2017 Senior World Championships in French capital Paris in August.
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“Petriashvili, who recently stood atop the podium at the 2017 Senior World Championships in Paris France, in August, put together an impressive performance on Saturday, racking up four technical falls to win the 125 kg bracket”, - the official webpage of the United World Wrestling said.

Launched on November 21, the tournament features competitors from across the world in Freestyle and Greco-Roman disciplines.

Geno Petriashvili (born 1 April 1994) is a successful Georgian heavyweight freestyle wrestler. He won two bronze medals in 2013 and 2015. He was awarded a bronze medal at the European Games in 2015.He won the European title in 2016 and earned a bronze medal the Rio Olympics in 2016.



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