Sunday's Ivan Yariguin FS and WW Finals Set
Saturday, January 29, 2022 - 16:01 By Russian Wrestling Federation
KRASNOYARSK, Russia (January 29) -- The third day of action at the '22 Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin just wrapped up. The stage is set for Sunday's finals matchups 74kg, 86kg, 92kg and 97kg, as reported by www.wrestrus.ru.
The 74kg bracket turned out to be a real "meat grinder." Two-time world champion Magomedrasul GAZIMAGOMEDOV (RUS) beat Nikita SUCHKOV (RUS) and David BAEV (RUS), but then lost to Chermen VALIEV (RUS), who reached the final. In the gold-medal bout, he will be opposed by Jason NOLF (USA), who in the semi-final knocked out the winner of the World and European Championships Timur BIZHOEV (RUS) in 45 seconds.
At 86kg, world medalist Akhmed GADZHIMAGOMEDOV (RUS) could not overcome the first round opponent. He lost to the representative of Kazakhstan Azamat DAULETBEKOV. Amanula RASULOV (RUS) made it to the finals from the top of the competition, where he will face Dauren KURUGLIEV (RUS), who had no equal today.
In the 92kg bracket, it was not easy to single out one of the wrestlers. Tamerlan TAPSIEV (RUS) and Azamat ZAKUEV (RUS) will compete for the gold of the Yarygin tournament. They broke the resistance of Alan BAGAEV (RUS) and Azamat ZAKUEV (RUS), respectively, in equal fights in the semifinals.
Finally, at 97 kg, Kyle SNYDER (USA) confidently reached the final, and in the main fight he will compete with Shamil MUSAEV (RUS), who defeated the world Elizbar ODIKADZE (GEO) in the semifinals. Note that Musaev has already won the Yarygin tournament - in 2019, while Snyder won in '17 and '18.
On the women's side of the competition, Sunday's finals were set for 72kg and 76kg.
Sunday's Freestyle Finals:
74kg.- Jason NOLF (USA) vs. Chermen VALIEV (RUS)
86kg - Amanula RASULOV (RUS) vs. Dauren KURUGLIEV (RUS)
92kg - Tamerlan TAPSIEV (RUS) vs. Guram CHERTKOEV ( RUS)
97kg - Kyle SNYDER (USA) vs. Shamil MUSAEV (RUS)
Sunday's Women's Wrestling Finals:
72kg - ERKH AMAR (Davaanasan (MGL) - Ksenia BURAKOVA (RUS)
76kg - Ksenia DZIBYUK (BLR) - Elmira SYZDYKOVA (KAZ)
Freestyle Final Results (After Day Three):
57kg. Ramiz GAMZATOV (RUS) df. Akhmed IDRISOV (RUS), 5-2
61kg - Abasgadzhi MAGOMEDOV (RUS) df.Fedor BALTUEV (RUS), 9-8
65kg - Shamil MAMMADOV (RUS) df. Ramazan FERZALIEV (RUS), 8-6
70kg - Victor RASSADIN (RUS) df. Anzor ZAKUEV (RUS), 9-4
79kg - Radik VALIEV (RUS) df. Malik SHAVAEV (RUS), 3-1
125kg - Anzor KHIZRIEV (RUS) df. Vitaly GOLOEV (RUS), 8-7
For up-to-date news, highlights results from this year's Ivan Yariguin, visit www.wrestrus.ru.