Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup 2010 in Armenia

A little late in reporting this, but earlier this month the Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup 2010 saw the outcome repeated from the 2009 championship. The national team of Iran won the first prize, with Turkey in second place and Armenia winning bronze. Yerevan, Armenia. February 14th, 2010.

On the first competition day, Iranian wrestlers defeated Cubans 4:3. Turks beat Hungarians while Russians overpowered Georgians, both 6:1.

Armenians inflicted a 7:0 defeat on the Scandinavian team.

The national team of Iran won the first prize, with Turkey coming second and Armenia winning bronze, repeating the 2009 success.

On the next day, in the seventh fight, Armenia’s Yuri Patrikeev (w/c 120 kg) beat Russia’s Alexander Yunoshkin. So, defeating Russians 4:3 in the team event, Armenian wrestlers came third, following Iran and Turkey.

The tournament winners received money awards: $50 000, $30 000 and $20 000 respectively.

Teams from Armenia, Russia, Iran, Hungary, Cuba, Turkey, Georgia and a team from Scandinavian countries participated.

All the results can be found here.

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~ by admin on February 24, 2010.

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