The Russian Federation won four gold medals on the final day of wrestling at the U23 European Championships and brought their freestyle championship total to six. Russia closed out the competition in Novi Sad, Serbia, 77 points ahead of second place Turkey.
Overall, Russia reached the finals in eight of ten freestyle weight classes and reached the top of the team podium thanks to their four Day 7 gold medal performances by Abasgadzhi MAGOMEDOV, Nikita SUCHKOV, Arsen-Ali MUSALALIEV, and Batyrbek TCAKULOV.
At 61kg, reigning junior world champion Abasgadzhi Magomedov scored a takedown in each period to defeat Greece’s two-time cadet European champion and 2018 U23 European bronze medalist Georgios PILIDIS, 4-0.
GOLD – Russia (209 points)
SILVER – Turkey (132 points)
BRONZE – Ukraine (110 points)
Fourth – Georgia (109 points)
Fifth – Belarus (82 points)
GOLD – Abasgadzhi MAGOMEDOV (RUS) df. Georgios PILIDIS (GRE), 4-0
BRONZE – Selehattin SERT (TUR) df. Valentyn BLIASETSKYI (UKR), 8-5
BRONZE – Asgar MAMMADALIYEV (AZE) df. Uladzislau KOIKA (BLR), 7-1
GOLD – Nikita SUCHKOV (RUS) df. Akhsarbek GULAEV (SVK), 7-2
BRONZE – Giorgi SULAVA (GEO) df. Fazli ERYILMAZ (TUR), via fall
BRONZE – Khachatur PAPIKYAN (ARM) df. Eduard TATARINOV (GER), 10-3
GOLD – Arsen-Ali MUSALALIEV (RUS) df. Arif OZEN (TUR), 6-1
BRONZE – Zaur BERADZE (GEO) df. Arkadzi PAHASIAN (BLR), 4-2
BRONZE – Gadzhimurad MAGOMEDSAIDOV (AZE) df. Johannes Martin DEML (GER), 8-4
GOLD -. Batyrbek TCAKULOV (RUS) df. Vasyl SOVA (UKR), 4-0
BRONZE – Shamil ZUBAIROV (AZE) df. Aliaksei RUDZIANOK (BLR), 12-0
BRONZE – Erhan YAYLACI (TUR) df. Bendeguz TOTH (HUN), 6-6
GOLD – Vitali PIASNIAK (BLR) vs. Yurii IDZINSKYI (UKR), 2-2
BRONZE – Kamil Tomasz KOSCIOLEK (POL) df. Samhan JABRAILOV (MDA), 3-0
BRONZE – Vitalii GOLOEV (RUS) df. Georgii NOGAEV (SVK), 2-1