Nurlan Tursynov of Kazakhstan wins silver at Asian Wrestling Championship

May 11. Tengrinews

By Gyuzel Kamalova

Nurlan Tursynov of Kazakhstan wins silver at Asian Wrestling ChampionshipKazakhstani Greco-Roman wrestler Nursultan Tursynov has become a silver medalist of the Asian Wrestling Championships in Qatar, Tengrinews reports citing Vesti.kz.

Tursynov competing in -85 kg weight division lost to Uzbek wrestler Rustam Asskalov in the final.

Earlier, a freestyle wrestler from Kazakhstan Daulet Niyazbekov (-61 kg) won gold at the Championship.

The women’s team of Kazakhstan won 5 medals. Elmira Syzydykova (-69 kg) won a silver medal, while Tatyana Amanzhol-Bakatyuk (-48 kg), Aiym Abdildina (-58 kg) and Yekaterina Larionova (-63 kg) brought bronze medals.

The Asian Wrestling Championship took place in Doha, Qatar from May 6 to 10. The next championship opens in Bangkok, Thailand on February 17, 2016.

http://en.tengrinews.kz/sport/Nurlan-Tursynov-of-Kazakhstan-wins-silver-at-Asian-Wrestling-260252/

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