13:10  +04,  April 24, 2019

Olympic champion Khadzhimurat Gatsalov to represent Armenian team

Olympic champion of 2004, five-time world champion and three-time European champion, a former member of the Russian freestyle wrestling team Khadzhimurat Gatsalov, expressed a desire to act under the Armenian flag, the official website of UWW reported

“Within the last few weeks, Gatsalov began the transfer process and has aspirations of competing in an Armenian singlet at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, which take place in mid-September,” the source added.

Gatsalov performs in the weight category of 97 kg, in which Russia is represented by the Olympic champion of 2016, three-time world and European champion, 22-year-old Abdulrashid Sadulayev.

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