Vladimer Khinchegashvili of Georgia wins Gold in Men’s Freestyle 57 kg Wrestling

Vladimer Khinchegashvili of Georgia won the gold medal in the Men’s Freestyle 57 kg Wrestling event of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Friday, August 19, 2016.

Vladimer Khinchegashvili of Georgia wins Gold in Men's Freestyle 57 kg Wrestling

Vladimer Khinchegashvili defeated Japan’s Rei Higuchi in the final match of the event 4 – 3 to win the gold medal. His country’s second gold medal of Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Rei Higuchi had to settle for the silver medal in the event.

Bronze medals of the event were won by Azerbaijan’s Haji Aliyev and Iran’s Hassan Rahimi who defeated Vladimir Dubov of Bulgaria and Yowlys Bonne of Cuba in their respective bronze medal matches.

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