Abdulrashid Sadulaev of Russia wins Gold in Men’s Freestyle 86 kg Wrestling

Russian wrestler Abdulrashid Sadulaev won the gold medal in the Men’s Freestyle 86 kg Wrestling event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday, August 21.

Abdulrashid Sadulaev of Russia wins Gold in Men's Freestyle 86 kg Wrestling

Abdulrashid Sadulaev defeated Turkey’s Selim Yaşar 5 – 0 in a contest that looked one sided, to win the gold medal in the event.

Selim Yaşar had to settle for the silver medal loosing out in the final.

Azerbaijan’s Sharif Sharifov who had won the gold in London 2012 Olympic Games had to settle for the bronze medal in this event along with USA’s J’den Cox. They had defeated Pedro Ceballos of Venezuela and Reineris Salas of Cuba in their respective bronze medal matches.

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