The members of the junior national team of Uzbekistan in freestyle, Greco-Roman and women’s wrestling won 8 medals of the Asian Championship in Chinese Taipei.
Rustam Juraev, freestyle wrestler, defeated Rattanmanun Ratanativat of Thailand, Iranian Amirhusayin Hodi Hodabakshiparijan, Hyonsong Hann of the DPRK and Kazakhstan’s wrestler Nurimbet Atabekuli. The athlete has got the highest award in the weight category up to 46 kg.
Islam Ilhom came third in Greco-Roman style in the weight category up to 42 kg. Elbek Ergashev and Muhammadkodir Yusupov reached the final in the Greco-Roman wrestling and won silver medals in the weight category up to 46 and 58 kg respectively.
Bronze medals went to freestyle wrestlers Ikhtiyor Botirov (42 kg), Mukhammadali Obidjonov (54 kg), and Parviz Muminov (76 kg).
Hadicha Najimova became third in women’s wrestling in the weight category up to 52 kg.