Georgian Greco-Roman wrestlers win world championship in Kazakhstan

  • Nugzar Tsurtsumia has brought the first gold to Georgia at the Greco-Roman wrestling championship. Photo: United World Wrestling, 15 Sep 2019 - 20:57, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Greco-Roman wrestlers Nugzar Tsurtsumia and Lasha Gobadze have won the World Championship in Kazakhstan in their respective categories. 

Nugzar Tsurtsumia has defeated his Kazakh rival Khorlan Zhakansha in the 55kg category. 

Lasha Gobadze. Photo: United World Wrestling

Lasha Gobadze has defeated Azerbaijani Rafig Huseynov in 82kg category. 

The capital of Kazakhstan, Nur Sultan, is hosting the World Championship from September 14 to 22.

With its two golds so far, the Georgian team stands second after Russia with the total of 54 points.