Weaver-Ostapchuk Ukraine has brought the first medal at the wrestling world Championships

Ткач-Остапчук принесла Украине первую медаль чемпионата мира по борьбе

Julia Weaver-Ostapchuk

Ukrainian Yulia Tkach-Ostapchuk became the silver medalist of the world championship on free-style wrestling.

Ukrainian Yulia Tkach-astapchuk won the silver medal at the world wrestling championship, which takes place these days in Paris.

In the decisive match, our players managed to defeat the Mongolian Orkhon Purevdorj, losing on points – 1-3 (3-6) VPO1.

Ukrainian start from 1/8 final, where he won the fight from the representative of Israel Ilana Gratis (10:0). In the quarterfinals, weaver-Ostapchuk was stronger than the Russians Valeria Lasinski (5:0). In the semifinals our athlete coped with the Vice-champion of Europe 2014 by the Turkish Hafiz Sahin (13:5).

Thus, weaver-Ostapchuk brought the Ukrainian team’s first medal at this championship, having collected a full collection of awards of the world Championships, including gold in 2014 and bronze in 2015.

We will remind, the national team of Ukraine on Greco-Roman wrestling remained without medals of the world championship.

Earlier it was reported that Ukrainian Jean Belenus recognized as the best fighter in the world.

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