Georgia Wins 4 Golds at Junior World Championships

MACON, France - Four Georgian athletes won gold medals during the two-day Junior World Wrestling Championships in French city Macon.

Zviad Pataridze won his fourth championship title in Greco-Roman style wrestling and gave Georgia a 51-40 win in the team race over Russia.

Pataridze beat his Turkish opponent Kenan Osman Yldilirm by a score of 10:0 and secured the team title for Georgia after earlier victories from Dato Chkhartishvili and defending world champion Ramaz Zoidze.

20-year-old George Melia won his first gold medal for Georgia in the 96 kilogram category.

Photo: Justin Hoch, United World Wrestling

01 September 2016 14:15