10:13  +04,  September 15, 2019

WC-2019: Artur Aleksanyan and Karen Aslanyan start with victories

The tournaments of the World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship taking place in Kazakhstan have kicked off in the 67-, 87- and 97-kg categories.

In the 1/16 final, Karen Aslanyan (67 kg category) competed with Tajik wrestler Mubinzhon Akhmedov and beat him 10-1 sooner than expected. The wrestling match lasted less than two minutes. Aslanyan’s next opponent will be Al-Sayed from Egypt.

Artur Shahinyan (87 category) was defeated by Cuban wrestler Daniel Gregorich Echavaria 1-4 in the qualifying stage.

In the qualifying stage, Artur Aleksanyan (97 kg category) competed with Belarus’s representative Aleksandr Hrabovik and beat him 5-0.

Aleksanyan will compete with Finnish wrestler Kusmanen for a pass to the 1/8 final.

Ucom is helping cover the world championship.

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