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Azeri wrestlers grab WC bronze

22 March 2011 [11:15] - TODAY.AZ
Makhachkala hosted the last day of the WC on freestyle wrestling. Azerbaijani wrestler’s team in group "B" defeated Georgia (5:2), Cuba (4:3), a joint team of Hungary and Kazakhstan (4:3), lost to Iran (3:4) and ranked second obtaining the right to vie for the bronze medal in the match with Uzbekistan, which ranked second in group "A".

Azerbaijani freestyle wrestlers defeated opponents from Central Asia with score of 6:1 and became winners of the World Cup. In the final, Russia defeated Iran (5:2) and grabbed gold medals. The remaining teams ranked in the following order: 5. Cuba; 6. Ukraine; 7. Hungary / Kazakhstan; 8. Kyrgyzstan; 9. Georgia; 10. Bulgaria.


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