Artur Aleksanyan, favorite of the 97 kg category wrestlers at the World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship taking place in Kazakhstan, has made it to the 1/8 final.
In the second match, the Olympic champion competed with Finnish wrestler Kuosmanen and beat him 10-0 sooner than expected. His next opponent will be Turkish wrestler Cenk Ildem.
In the qualifying stage, Artur Aleksanyan competed with Belarus’s representative Aleksandr Hrabovik and beat him 5-0.
Karen Aslanyan (67 kg category) competed with Tajik wrestler Mubinzhon Akhmedov in the 1/16 final and also beat him 10-1 sooner than expected.
Artur Shahinyan (87 kg category) was defeated by Cuban wrestler Daniel Gregorich Echavaria 1-4 in the qualifying stage.
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