It’s official: China took home two bronze medals in the ring at Tokyo 2020.
Freestyle 76kg Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
On Monday, Chinese wrestlers won bronze medals in the men’s 60 kg Greco-Roman and women’s 76 kg freestyle events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
In the bronze medal match for men’s Greco-Roman 60 kg, Walihan Sailike of China defeated Lenur Temirov of Ukraine 1-1 (VP01).
“Without the backing of my team and country, I would not be here today. I’m giving this medal to my country because I love it “as Walihan put it.
This Medal is China’s first in Men’s Greco-Roman since the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Zhou Qian, China’s 2018 Asian Games champion, won bronze by defeating Hiroe Minagawa of Japan, 2-0.
“This will be my final Olympics. A bronze medal is nice, but I know I’m capable of more “It was expressed by Zhou.
Mijan Lopez of Cuba became the first male wrestler to earn four Olympic gold medals after defeating Iakobi Kajaia of Georgia, 5-0, in the gold medal match of the men’s Greco-Roman 130kg category.
“It makes me pleased and proud to know that I am the finest in the world and will go down in history as a pioneer. I have spent a lot of time and effort throughout the course of my career achieving these results and setting this record “To quote Lopez:
Orta Sanchez, wrestling in the men’s 60 kilogramme Greco-Roman division, stunned top seed Kenichiro Fumita of Japan, 5-1, to win Cuba’s second gold medal.
Rotter Focken, a German, won the women’s 76-kilogram freestyle final by defeating Adeline Gray, an American and five-time world champion, 7-3. The bronze medalist was Yasemin Adar of Turkey.
“For a long time, that was my fondest wish. Right now it seems impossible. For me to fully comprehend this, I anticipate a delay of several years “Focken, who became Germany’s first wrestling Olympic champion since Barcelona 1992, made this declaration. Enditem