Olympic wrestling: Azerbaijan’s Asgarov wins gold

August 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Azerbaijan’s Toghrul Asgarov won the gold medal in the men’s freestyle 60 kg wrestling division at the Olympics Saturday.

Asgarov defeated reigning World Champion Besik Kudukhov of Russia 3-0 on points in the final, winning the first round 1-0 with a minor throw before racking up three throws in the second as he won 5-0.

Bronze medals went to India’s Yogeshwar Dutt and Scott Coleman of the US.

Dutt beat North Korea’s Ri Jong Myong 3-1 on points, while Coleman beat Japan’s Kenichi Yumoto 3-1 on points.

–IANS/RIA Novosti
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