Tokyo 2020: Vazgen Tevanyan lost at the start (PHOTOS)

07:00   6 August, 2021

Representative of Armenia Vazgen Tevanyan was unable to make it to the quarterfinals of the freestyle wrestling tournament in the 65 kg weight category at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The winner of the 2020 World Cup Tevanyan in the 1/8 finals met with the reigning world champion (2019) and two-time vice-champion (2017, 2018), two-time European champion (2016, 2018) Gadzhimurad Rashidov from Russia and lost 0-6.

If Rashidov reaches the final, Tevanyan will have a chance to compete for bronze.

Earlier the Armenian freestyle wrestler Arsen Harutyunyan (57 kg) in the 1/8 finals lost to 28-year-old Behbayar Erdenebat from Mongolia with a score of 1: 6 and dropped out of the fight.

Photo: Reuters



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