27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Winner of Olympic Games wrestler Vlasov beats silver medallist at Summer Universiade

London Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling Roman Vlasov defeated the 2012 Olympic silver medalist Arsen Julfalakyan of Armenia in the men's 74 kg and reached the semifinals.


Universiade.Day 11. Greco-Roman wrestling © RIA Novosti/ Vladimir Baranov

Vlasov’s opponent aggressively started the quarterfinal bout, already winning the score at the 11th second. At the beginning of the third minute, Julfalakyan was punished for negative wrestling (1-1), and Novosibirsk citizen clearly used the advantage at the parter, performing a three-point throw. During the second period, Vlasov parried all attacks of the opponent and brought the bout to a 4:1 win. Roman Vlasov will meet Belarusian Aliaksandr Dzemyanovich in the semifinals. On Monday, Russian classic athletes won two gold and one silver from four medal events.

R-Sport, July 16