To Our Friends in Wrestling Around the world


 By William May
(Japan Amateur Wrestling Federation, Public Information Committee
Kyodo World Services, senior sports


  PUSAN, South Korea (October 8) - Championship results in freestyle (60 kg, 74 kg, 96 kg) and women's (72 kg) on the final day of wrestling competition at Yangsan Gymnasium at the 14th Asian Games in Pusan, South Korea:

Men's freestyle 60 kg

Gold medal final
Oyunbuleg Purevbaatar (MGL) def. Song Jae-Myung (KOR) 6-1

Bronze medal final
Ulan Nadyrbek Ulu(KGZ) def. Shokinder Tomar (IND) by fall, 3:48 (4-1)

Oyunbileg Purevbaatar (MGL) def. Shokinder Tomar (IND) 7-1
Song Jae-Myung (KOR) def. Ulan Nadyrbek Ulu(KGZ) 3-0

Preliminaries, third round
Pool A
Shokinder Tomar (IND) def. Mohammad Nader Mir (AFG) by tech. sup. 11-0, 3:41
(Tomar advances to semifinals)

Pool B
Oyunbileg Purevbaatar (MGL) def. Md. Anisur Rahman (BAN) by fall, 0:46 (10-0)
(Purevbaatar advances to semifinals)

Pool C
Ulan Nadyrbek Ulu(KGZ) by Ri Yong-Chol (PRK) by injury default
Masuod Mostafa Gokar (IRI) def. Mohammed S. A. Mohammed (QAT) by injury default
(Nadyrbek Ulu advances to semifinals)

Pool D
Damir Zakhartdinov (UZB) def. Mars Yernazarov (KAZ) 5-0
Song Jae-Myung (KOR) def. Ryosuke Ota (JPN) 3-2
(Song advances to semifinals)
Men's freestyle 74 kg

Gold medal final
Cho Byung-Kwan (KOR) def. Yusup Abdusalamov (TJK) 4-0

Bronze medal final
Mehdi Hajizadeh Jouibari (IRI) def. Si Riguleng (CHN) 9-0

Cho Byung-Kwan (KOR) def. Si Riguleng (CHN) on criteria 3-3 (1-0), 9:00
Yousup Abdusalamov (TJK) def. Mehdi Hajizadeh (IRI) 9-7

Preliminaries, third round (Rounds 1-2 contested 10.7)
Pool A
Almazbek Askarov (KGZ) def. M. Abbas Saeed (QAT) by fall, 1:10 (2-0)
(Cho Byung-Kwan (KOR) advances to semifinals)

Pool B
Si Riguleng (CHN) def. Shirjan Ahmadi (AFG) 7-2
(Si advances to semifinals)

Pool C
Kunihiko Obata (JPN) def. Marciano Basas (PHI) by injury default, 1:01
Gennadiy Laliyev(KAZ) def. Yusup Abdusalamov (TJK) 3-1
(Abdusalamov advances to semifinals)

Pool D
Mehdi Hajizadeh Jouibari (IRI) def. Battuya Batchuluun (MGL) 6-0
Sujeet Maan (IND) def. Muhammad Ali (PAK) by fall, 1:38 (7-0)
(Hajizadeh Jouibari advances to semifinals)
Men's freestyle 96 kg

Gold medal final
Alireza Heidari (IRI) def. Alexey Krupniakov (KGZ) 5-0

Bronze medal final
Magomed Ibragimov (UZB) def. Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) by fall, 4:25 (5-3)

Alireza Heidari (IRI) def. Magomed Ibragimov (UZB) 3-1
Alexey Krupniakov (KGZ) def. Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) by fall, 5:36 (9-0)

Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) def. Iqbal Ahmad Mancher (AFG) by tech. sup. 10-0, 1:34 (contested 10.7)
Kang Dong-Kuk (KOR) def. Iqbal Ahmad Mancher (AFG) by injury default
Wang Yuanyuan (CHN) def. Kang Dong-Kuk (KOR) 4-0
(Wang advances to semifinals)
Women 72 kg (5-way round-robin)

Round 3
Kyoko Hamaguchi (JPN) def. Yana Panova (KGZ) by fall, 1:23 (6-0)
Kang Min-Jung (KOR) def. Olesya Nazarenko (TKM) 3-0
Gursharan Preet Kaur (IND) - Bye

Round 4
Yana Panova (KGZ) def. Gursharan Preet Kaur (IND) 3-0
Kyoko Hamaguchi (JPN) def. Kang Min-Jung (KOR) 6-0
Olesya Nazarenko (TKM) - Bye

Round 5
Kyoko Hamaguchi (JPN) def. Olesya Nazarenko (TKM) by fall, 2:07 (4-0)
Kang Min-Jung (KOR) def. Gursharan Preet Kaur (IND) by fall, 1:11 (4-0)
Yana Panova (KGZ) - Bye

Final rankings
G - Kyoko Hamaguchi, Japan (4-0, 15 classification points)
S - Kang Min-Jung, Korea (3-1, 11 pts)
B - Yana Panova, Kyrgyzstan (2-2, 6 pts)
4 - Olesya Nazarenko, Turkmenistan (1-3, 4 pts
5 - Gursharan Preet Kaur, India (0-4, 2 pts)