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Freestyle Wrestling: 3 Medals and 2 Olympic Licenses from World Championship
Elizbar Odikadze Could not Win a Medal but Gained a License

The Georgian freestyle wrestling team finished World Championship with 2 gold and 1 bronze medal.

On the last day of the tournament, Elizbar Odikadze (97 kg) had a chance to win a medal but he lost bronze medal to Olympic champion Kyle Frederick Snyder – 0:5.

As a result, Elizbar gained license for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

World Championship has finished in Kazakhstan. Like the Georgian Greco-Roman wrestling team, freestyle wrestling team finished the championship with three medals (two gold, one bronze) and two Olympic licenses.

Here are all medal winners (Olympic license) – freestyle wrestling:

Geno Petriashvili (125 kg) – gold medal, license for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Beka Lomtadze (61 kg) – gold medal

Irakli Mtsituri (92 kg) – bronze medal

Elizbar Odikadze (97 kg) – license for Tokyo Olympics

Greco-Roman wrestling team:

Lasha Gobadze (82 kg) – gold medal

Nugzar Tsurtsumia (55 kg) – gold medal

Iakob Kajaia (130 kg) – bronze medal, license for Olympic Games

Giorgi Melia (97 kg) – license for Tokyo Olympic Games