Borets Greco-Roman wrestler Aslanbek Hushtov, in his weight category to 96 kg, Russia has the third team gold medal at the Olympics Beijing Odolena in the final battle German Mirko Engliha. Hushtov, all five of the fights, do not give their opponents a single point.
While only wrestlers Greco-Roman style brings to the team piggy Russia gold medals.
Formerly "Gold" won Islambek Alba (up to 60 kg) and Nazir Manco (up to 55 kg). For 28-year-old Aslanbek Hushtova, born in Nalchik, the Olympics became a debut. Previously, his biggest success was winning the European Championship in 2008 in Tampere. Englihu was awarded the silver and bronze won American Adam Wheeler and Asset Mambetov of Kazakhstan.
eighth silver medal brought the Russian team Hasan BarГі. In the final battle of the wrestlers weighing up to 120 kilos, he lost the world champion Cubans Mihaynu LГіpez. Thus, our team has 14 medals: 3 gold - Greco-Roman wrestling in three different categories, 8 silver and 3 bronze. In an informal team classification Russia climbed to the eighth row. Fans waiting for the new medals tomorrow: In judo, shooting and weightlifting.
Team China continues to collect top awards Games - 22 gold medals. Second place is the U.S. team with 10 gold medals, the third place team from South Korea - 6 gold medals. Team Russia - at the eighth place with three gold medals.