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Vladimer Khinchegashvili Wins Olympic Gold Medal

Georgian Vladimer Khinchegashvili, freestyle 57kg wrestler won gold medal, grabbing his country’s second gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Khinchegashvili, 25, who is silver medalist of the London 2012 Olympics, captured gold after defeating Japan’s Rei Higuchi in the final. Wrestler has been extremely active since winning his …

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Georgian Wrestler’s Named Among World’s Best Wrestlers

Nine Georgian wrestler’s were named among World’s Best Wrestlers by United World Wrestling organization. Eight different weight categories consisting of the world’s 20 best wrestlers in that particular weight group. Current world champion Vladimer Khinchegashvili ranked first in the 57kg weight category, ranked world number one in this group. World …

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Georgia’s Khinchegashvili Crowned World Champion

Vladimer Khinchegashvili

For the first time in eight years, a Georgian athlete has been crowned world wrestling champion. Georgia’s Vladimer Khinchegashvili (57kg) defeated five opponents to become the World Wrestling Champion 2015 in Las Vegas, USA. Khinchegashvili met an Iranian wrestler in the final; both athletes fought hard but the Georgian managed …

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