The World Wrestling Junior Championship is underway in Tallinn, Estonia.
Today freestyle wrestlers at 61, 74, 86, 92 and 125 kg started performing. At 61 kg Armenia was represented by Hrachya Margaryan who suffered a painful defeat, 4:4, from German Nico Megerle from the first bout. Later the German wrestler lost too and Margaryan missed the chance to fight for bronze.
At 74 kg Davit Gevorgyan started the competition from the 1/8 finals and conceded 6:9 to Greek Georgios Kougioumtsidis. In the quarterfinals the Greek wrestler lost 2:12 to Azerbaijan’s Khadzimurad Gadzhiev leaving Davit without a hope to wrestle for bronze.
In the 86 kg weight class Mher Markosyan conceded 2:5 to Canada’s Hunter Lee in the 1/8 finals. In the quarterfinals the Canadian wrestler was beaten 1:5 by India’s Deepak Punia and Markosyan was deprived of a repechage bout.
Hovhannes Maghakyan at 125 kg entered the competition from the 1/8 finals where conceded 0:10 to Iran’s Amir Zare.
The Iranian wrestler reached the finals giving Maghakyan an opportunity to spend a repechage bout and struggle for bronze.
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