Athlete from Alushta became the world champion in Greco-Roman wrestling

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September 16, 2012 year 12:26


        Disciple of Alushta sports club "Leopard", the 20-year-old Edem Gafarov became world champion in Greco-Roman wrestling. This news was reported by the head of the department of family, youth and sports Natalia Kandieva.

        According to athlete`s coach Alexan Stepanian, the world championship was held on September 5-6 in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Edem Gafarov performed in the weight category up to 74 kg and had four fights.
        The coach said that in semi-final Alushta`s wrestler took revenge on his longtime rival Edward Sirodanov. Last year Russian athlete defeated Edem in the final of the European Championship.


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