BUDAPEST — Armenian freestyle wrestler Davit Safaryan won gold medal in World Championship of Freestyle Wrestling, after beating Cuban Livan Lopez in the finals 3-1.

Bronze medals went to Russian Magomed Kurbanaliev and Mongolian Mandakhnaran Ganzorig.

In earlier rounds the European champion beat George Bucur (Romania), Rafal Statkiewicz (Poland), Magomed Kurbanaliev as well as Levan Gelegsashvili (Georgia) to reach the final stage.

Armenian freestyle wrestlers have not won medals at world championships since 2005.

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