Live Blog: Poland Open Ranking Series, Day Six
Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 08:49 By Eric Olanowski
Greco-Roman will close out the Poland Open Ranking Series event in Warsaw as five weight classes are in action on Sunday.
Final Matches (As they come in):
60kg: Ekrem OZTURK (TUR) vs. Michal Jacek TRACZ (POL)
63kg: Islomjon BAKHRAMOV (UZB) vs.Ayata SUZUKI (JPN)
72kg: Gevorg SAHAKYAN (POL) vs. Mirzobek RAKHMATOV (UZB)
87kg: Semen NOVIKOV (UKR) vs. Istvan TAKACS (HUN)
97kg: Mehdi Mohammad BALIHAMZEHDEH (IRI) vs. Mohammadhadi Abdollah SARAVI (IRI)
12:29: There will be three more matches on each mat, then we'll roll right into today's semifinals.
11:45: What a battle! In the matchup of Tokyo Olympians, Rustam ASSAKALOV (UZB) outlasts Ivan HUKLEK (CRO) in a 15-point opening-round battle. He awaits the winner of Alan Ernesto VERA GARCIA (USA) and Dogan GOKTAS (TUR).
11:31: Aram VARDANYAN (UZB), the '19 world silver medalist, pulls out a close 2-1 win over four-time Selcuk CAN (TUR) in their opening-round meet at 72kg. He'll wrestle the winner of Haavard JOERGENSEN (NOR) and Cengiz ARSLAN (TUR).
11:23: Hungarian Greco-Roman wrestling is in a great place to reload after this crop of greats lays their shoes on the mat. The previous generation of Peter BACSI (HUN), Tamas LORINCZ (HUN) and Balaz KISS (HUN) is in good shape to be replaced by guys like Istvan TAKACS (HUN) and Tamas LEVAI (HUN) (who beat two-time Olympic champion Roman VLASOV (RUS) yesterday).
11:05: Good morning, wrestling fans! The final day of wrestling at the Poland Open is underway in Warsaw. Here are some wrestlers to watch for today!