Wrestler Levan Berianidze to fight for Olympic bronze

19:55 - 20 Aug, 2016

On the penultimate day of the 31st Summer Olympic Games the competition is being continued by freestyle wrestlers.

Armenia's Olympic team member Levan Berianidze (125kg) started the struggle from the 1/8 finals and competed against Chinese Zhiwei Deng. The bout ended 2;2 and as Armenia's representative was the last to earn a point, he continued the competition.

In the second bout Berianidze was competing against Hungary's Daniel Liget whom Berianidze defeated 3:1 and qualified for the semifinals.

In the semifinals Berianidze's opponent was Turk Taha Akgul. Berianidze lost 8:1 to the reigning champion and will fight for the bronze medal with the winner of Mongolia-Belarus pair.


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