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ASTANA – Kazakh athletes won three medals at the World Wrestling Championships Aug. 21-27 in Paris, taking two silvers in Greco-Roman wrestling and a bronze in freestyle.
Photo credit: unitedworldwrestling.org. 71kg Quarterfinal: Demeu ZHADRAYEV (KAZ) df. Nurgazy ASANGULOV (KGZ) by VPO1, 6-4
Demeu Zhadyrayev (71 kg) won his silver medal on the first day of the tournament, losing 8-3 to Frank Staebler of Germany in the final match. Zhadyrayev previously secured victories against fellow athletes from Norway, Russia, and Kyrgyzstan and former world champion Balint Korpaszi in the semis.
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Source: The Astana Times