Turkey bags 2 medals in wrestling championships

By Ercan Dogan

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkish wrestlers bagged two medals in the Senior U23 World Wrestling Championships late Tuesday, which wsd held in Romanian capital of Bucharest.

Osman Yildirim, competing in Greco-Roman wrestling 130 kilograms category, won a silver medal.

In the final match, Yildirim was ahead of Georgian wrestler Zviadi Pataridze with the score of 5-0, however, he lost the match with 5-6.

Fatih Cengiz, also competing in Greco-Roman wrestling, took third place in the 77 kilograms category.

In the third place match, Cengiz beat Sweden’s Khalid Kierchivey with a score of 5-1 for the bronze.

The championship will continue until Sunday.