Abdulrashid Sadulaev is on the verge of locking up the No. 1 seed at the Olympic Games. The task is “sipmple” – sixth European title in as many tries.
“The Russian Tank” is ranked first in the world at 97kg and can add 20 points in Rome with a gold-medal performance, cementing his spot as the top-seeded wrestler at the Olympic Games.
Sadulaev will have to get through a loaded pool of top-10 talent to improve on his perfect 21-0 European record.
Top-20 Freestyle Entries at 97kg
No. 4 Magomedgadji NUROV (MKD) – 25 points
No. 6 Elizbar ODIKADZE (GEO) – 20 points
No. 9 Nicolai CEBAN (MDA) – 16 points
No. 12 Murazi MCHEDLIDZE (UKR) – 14 points
No. 14 Abraham CONYEDO RUANO (ITA) – 12 points
No. 15 Pavel OLEJNYIK (HUN) – 12 points
#ScoreThat: How would you score this exchange from Abdulrashid SADULAEV (RUS)?
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— United World Wrestling (@wrestling) December 21, 2019