27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russian sambo wrestler Eliseev takes Universiade bronze

The Russian athlete Dmitriy Eliseev won Universiade bronze in the men's -100 kg weight category.


Universiade. Day 10. Sambo © RIA Novosti/Alexey Danichev

Eliseev defeated the Estonian Grigori Minashkin in fight for bronze with a score of 4:0.

Another bronze went to the Ukrainian Mykhailo Cherkasov, who beat Chingis Shokputov from Kazakhstan (2:0).

In the final, Eliseev’s previous opponent, the Israeli Peter Paltchik, will face off the Belarusian Mikalai Matsko.

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