17:03  ,  August 4, 2021

Tokyo 2020: Ukraine scores first gold medal (PHOTO)

Ukraine scored its first gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo after Zhan Beleniuk was declared champion in the 87 kg at the Greco-Roman wrestling tournament. The 2016 Olympics vice-champion competed with Europe’s champion, world’s vice-champion, Hungarian Victor Lorinz in the final and won 5-1.

Germany’s Denis Kudla and the Serbia team’s Zurabi Datunashvili took bronze medals in this weight category.

Ukraine has also scored 2 silver medals and 8 bronze medals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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