Gold medalist Logan Jeffery Stieber (top) of the United States competes with silver medalist Beka Lomtadze of Georgia in the final of the men’s freestyle 61kg category of the 2016 Wrestling World Championships for non-Olympic weight categories in Budapest, Hungary on Dec. 10, 2016. Logan Jeffery Stieber won 8-4. (Xinhua/Szilard Voros)

Japan, the United States and Hungary won gold medals at the world wrestling championships for non-Olympic events on Saturday.

Mayu Mukaida of Japan triumphed in the women’s 55kg category final, beating Irina Ologonova of Russia with a technical fall. The bronze went to Aiym Abdildina of Kazakhstan and Otgontsetseg Davaasukh of Mongolia.

Logan Jeffery Stieber of the United States won the men’s 61kg freestyle event, with an 8-4 win over Beka Lomtadze of Georgia. Ahmednabi Gvarzatilov of Azerbaijan and Akhmed Chakaev of Russia shared the bronze.

Balint Korpasi of Hungary won the men’s 71kg Greco-Roman final, nipping Daniel Cataraga of Moldova 2-1. Hasan Aliyev of Azerbaijan and Ilie Cojocari of Romania were joint third.

Sunday will see finals in the women’s 60kg, the men’s freestyle 70kg and the men’s 80kg Greco-Roman.

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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