27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Kozhobekov takes Universiade gold in men's 82kg belt wrestling

The Universiade belt wrestling tournament takes place on July 7.

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Universiade. Belt wrestling. Day 1. © RIA Novosti

Arsen Tokov of Russia placed third in the men's -82kg belt wrestling (freestyle) event. Tokov beat Bobimirza Muydinov (Uzbekistan) to take bronze. 

Second bronze went to Ayan Yermerkbayev (Kazakhstan) who was awarded a medal following the opponent's refusal to go out on the mat. Nurbek Kozhobekov of Kyrgyzstan took gold after overpowering Gylych Jumayev (Turkmenistan). 

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate