The last day of the WUC Wrestling reserved good surprises for Brazil. After six days of competition and dozens of matches in the Rio Vermelho gymnasium, the owners of the house won two more bronze medals and the trophy of third place in Greco Roman style.
André Pinto, 3rd Place in the category -87 kg of the Greco Roman, did not hide his happiness when he looked to his medal: “This is a result of our daily effort, we have trained a lot for it. I want to thank the Brazil team that gave me a lot of support. This medal is the best gift that I could win, ” says the athlete, whom celebrated his birthday during the competition. Wrestler Danilo Aquino also won a bronze for the host country in the -67kg category.
Coach Ronisson Santiago celebrates the placement of the Brazilian delegation and hopes that the result helps to improve the panorama of university sports in the country. “It’s the first time we’ve won a worldwide trophy, I think that means we’re on the right track. The University sports are starting to be more valued. The work of universities along with federations and confederation is helping wrestling to grow and I hope that support continues. The goal is to be able to represent our country in other competitions abroad as well, we show that we have the strength to do this, united we can go far, “concludes Santiago.
Just as on Saturday, today the first place of the podium was dominated by the Turks, whom finishes the competition with 7 gold medals, of the total of 10 categories in the Greco Roman Style.
Check out the results of the day:
MALE GRECO ROMANO (-60KG)
1st Place: Rodoslav Vasilev (BULGARIA)
2nd Place: Kioshi Kawaguchi (JAPAN)
3rd Place: Serif Kilic (TURKEY)
MALE GRECO ROMANO (-67KG)
1st Place: Arten Manasov (RUSSIA)
2nd Place: Bence Belatoni (HUNGARY)
3rd Place: Danilo Aquino (BRAZIL)
MALE GRECO ROMANA (-77kg)
1st Place: Fatih Cengiz (TURKEY)
2nd Place: Iwan Nylupiuk (POLAND)
3rd Place: Robert Fritsch (BELARUS)
MALE GRECO ROMANA (-87kg)
1st Place: Ali Cengiz (TURKEY)
2nd Place: Lllia Laurynovich (BELARUSIA)
3rd Place: André Pinto (BRAZIL)
MALE GRECO ROMANA (-130kg)
1st Place: Osman Yildirim (TURKEY)
2nd Place: Zurabi Gedekhauri (RUSSIA)
3rd Place: Marcin Luto (POLAND)
MALE GRECO ROMANO TEAMS
1st Place: TURKEY
2nd Place: JAPAN
3rd Place: BRAZIL
Check out all the results and more details of the championship in our bulletin