By Lusine Shahbazyan
NUR-SULTAN.— The leader of the Armenian national team, European champion Arsen Harutyunyan (57 kg) was defeated in the 1/8 finals of the World Championship in freestyle wrestling held in Nur-Sultan. His rival was the Indian wrestler Ravi, who defeated him 17–6. If Ravi reaches the final, Harutyunyan will compete for the bronze medal.
Harutyunyan defeated Georgian Otari Gogava 9-4 in the opening match.
Earlier, Vazgen Tevanyan (65 kg) in the 1/16 final lost 0-6 to 2018 world champion Takuto Otoguro.
European Champion U23 in the qualification round defeated 5–3 Gor Hovhannisyan from Ukraine and reached the 1/16 finals.
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