Our wrestlers – on the podium

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August 11, 2015

Our wrestlers – on the podium


Following the triumphant victory of Diera Keldierova in the starting day of the world championship in judo among cadets in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), on the second day Jasur Sodykov and Sherkhon Turabaev won two more bronze medals in the weight category up to 73 kg and 81 kg. The number of applicants for a victory confirms the high level of the competition. In the weight category up to 73 kg, for example, fought 40 judokas.

Jasur confidently won in the qualifying matches three of them: the representatives of Russia, Georgia, and Portugal. In the semifinals, Vasili Balampanashvili from Greece, who eventually became the world champion, broke the resistance of our judo athlete. It allowed to our compatriot to continue the fight. In the battle for the “bronze” the opportunity to take revenge Jasur did not failed, and he won over the representative of Bosnia and Herzegovina – Philip Stojak. The result, Jasur Sodykov – bronze medalist of the world. The way to a bronze medal for Sherkhon Turabaeva formed of victories over the athletes from Japan, Russia, Hungary, the Netherlands.

On the eve, the seventh line took our judoka Golibjon Sulaimonov in weight category up to 66 kg. Thus, at the moment the national team of Uzbekistan with one gold and two bronze medals occupies sixth place in team classification.