27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russian wrestler Roman Vlasov takes Universiade title

The Olympic champion Roman Vlasov wins the decisive match and become gold medallist in the men's under 60kg weight category at the Universiade Greco-Roman wrestling tournament in Kazan.


Universiade. Day 11. Greco-Roman wrestling. © RIA Novosti

In the final bout, Vlasov was fighting against Hadi Alisadehpurnia, the 2012 Asian champion. In the first frame, Vlasov earned one point and later another one (2:0). The Russian increased the lead in the middle of the second frame (3:0), eventually finishing the fight with a confident win. Earlier on Tuesday, another representative of Novosibirsk, Ivan Kuylakov, grabbed gold in the men's 60kg final. Ukraine's Dmitry Pushkov took silver, while Arsen Julfalakyan of Armenia claimed bronze. 

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