27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russian belt wrestler Khapaev claims Universiade gold medal

The Universiade belt wrestling tournament takes place on July 7.

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Universiade. Belt wrestling. Day 1. © RIA Novosti

Russian belt wrestler Alibek Khapaev topped the podium in the men's -90kg belt wrestling (freestyle) event at the Summer Universiade in Kazan, R-Sport reports. The final saw Khapaev post a confident victory over Seydi Batyrov of Turkmenistan. Earlier, two other Russian wrestlers, Azamat Laipanov and Alibek Lepshokov, took Universiade gold medals in the -68kg and -75kg weight categories respectively.   

 

«R-Sport», 15 July 2013