Wrestlers from Uzbekistan, Iran, Russia and Armenia each won gold medals as the first four Greco-Roman finals were held today at the United World Wrestling Cadet World Championships in Zagreb.
Abror Atabaev of Uzbekistan won the first final over the day in the under-48 kilograms event after he was awarded victory by the judges following a 4-4 draw with Sajjad Javid Abbaspourragani of Iran.
Iskhar Kurbayev of Kazakhstan and Arshad Arshad of India won the bronze medals.
Amirhossein Gholam Reza Khounsari of Iran won the under-55kg division by defeating Giorgi Pertaia of Georgia 7-0.
Uzbekistan featured on the podium again as Amirbek Sultonov won a bronze medal, along with Kazakhstan's Din Mukhamed Koshkar.
#Zagreb2018 Greco-Roman medals at 80 kg— United World Wrestling (@wrestling) July 7, 2018
🥇Karen KHACHATRYAN (ARM)
🥈Giorgi TSOPURASHVILI (GEO)
🥉Mohammad NAGHOUSI (IRI)
🥉Turpan BISULTANOV (DEN)
Russia's only win of the day came in the under-65kg division when Muslim Imadaev beat Armenia's Shant Khachatryan 3-0.
Samuel Bellsheidt of German and Iran's Hossein Afrasiyab Ghasemi each clinched bronze medals.
Armenia then won the last event of the day in the under-80 category.
Karen Khachatryan beat Giorgi Tsopurashvili of Georgia 2-1 as bronze medals were won by Denmark's Turpan Ali Alvievich Bisultanov and Mohammed Aziz Naghousi of Iran.
Finals are due to continue in the Greco-Roman divisions tomorrow.