Turkish wrestlers score gold at European championships
RIGA – Anadolu AgencyTwo Turkish wrestlers have clinched gold medals at the 2016 FILA Wrestling European Championships held in the Latvian capital of Riga.
Turkey’s Yasemin Adar won a gold medal in the women’s 75-kilogram freestyle category by beating Russia’s Alena Starodubtseva 7-0.
Another Turkish wrestler, Soner Demirtaş, also struck gold on March 10 in the men’s 74-kilogram freestyle category.
Demirtaş beat Azerbaijani rival Jabrayil Hasanov 2-1 at the Arena Riga.
The championships run through March 13.