The Georgian freestyle wrestling team won silver and bronze medals at European Championship in Rome, Italy.
World champion Beka Lomtadze won silver medal in 61 kg. The Georgian beat Romania’s Nikolai Okhlopkov 10:0, Moldova’s Leomid Colesnic 10:0 and Azerbaijan’s Intigam Valizade 2:1. In final Lomtadze lost to Russia’s Aleksandr Bogomoev 2:3.
Avtandil Kenchadze won bronze medal in 74 kg. The Georgian wrestler defeated Armenia’s Hrayr Alikhanyan 9:2 and then fell to Russia’s Magomedrasul Gazimagomedov 2:9. In repechage Kenchadze won over Spain’s Jonatan Alvarez 10:0 and Bulgaria’s Miroslav Kirov 8:0.