Greco Roman

  • Indian wrestlers strike gold at Commonwealth Championships December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian men's Greco Roman wrestling team notched up a rich haul of seven gold, five silver and two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Championships held in Johannesburg from December 5 to 7. The women's team ended runner-up in the event by winning two gold, four silver & five...
  • Bhim Singh loses bronze-medal bout at Asian wrestling c'ship April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: India's hopes of winning a medal in the Greco-Roman category went up in smoke after Bhim Singh lost his bronze-medal bout at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship here on Friday. Bhim was thrashed by his Iranian opponent, Davoud Gilnirang, in the 96 kg category. Davoud did not allow any...
  • Iran wins 3 Greco-Roman gold medals in 3 days August 8, 2012

    London: Iran broke its Greco-Roman gold medal drought by winning three of them in three days. Ghasem Gholamreza Rezaei won the Olympic gold medal on Tuesday in 96-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling, beating Russia's Rustam Totrov 2-0, 1-0. Many thought it would be world champion Saeid Abdvali joining Hamid Soryan and Omid Noroozi as...
  • Wrestler Lopez Nunez wins gold for Cuba August 7, 2012

    London: Cuba's Mijain Lopez Nunez won gold for Cuba in the men's 120 kg Greco-Roman wrestling on Monday, beating Estonia's Heiki Nabi on points in the final. Lopez Nunez won 3-0 as Nabi claimed Estonia's first medal in London with silver. World champion Riza Kayaalp of Turkey beat Lopez Nunez to the...
  • Khugaev gives Russia a gold in wrestling August 7, 2012

    London: Wrestler Alan Khugaev brought Russia its sixth gold medal of the London Olympics Monday, beating Egypt's Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim in the final of the men's 84 kg Greco-Roman wrestling. Khugaev beat Ebrahim 2-0 to take Russia's second wrestling gold of the Olympics after Roman Vlasov won the 74 kg...
  • Noroozi wins 60kg Greco-Roman wrestling gold August 7, 2012

    London: Omid Noroozi of Iran won the gold medal Monday in men's 60-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling at the London Olympics. Noroozi, the defending world champion, beat Georgia's Revaz Lashkhi 1-0, 1-0 to give Iran its second Greco-Roman medal in as many days. Hamid Soryan won the country's first Greco-Roman gold on Sunday. Noroozi beat...
  • Italian cop, Cuban hold Russia to three Greco-Roman titles August 14, 2008

    Beijing: Italian policeman Andrea Minguzzi and Cuban teacher Mijain Lopez combined Thursday to limit powerhouse Russia to a single gold medal on the last day of Greco-Roman Olympic wrestling action. Rank outsider Minguzzi upset world and Olympic champion Aleksei Mishin of Russia on the way to winning the 84kg title, at...