China Claims Pair of Women's Wrestling Golds at Cadet Asian C'Ships
Friday, May 11, 2018 - 15:26 By
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (May 11) - China capped off the second day of wrestling at the 2018 Cadet Asian Championships with a pair of women’s wrestling gold medals. India, Japan, and Uzbekistan also had wrestlers claim a top spot on the podium.
China’s SHI Zhaojing turned a 3-0 first-period deficit into a 6-3 victory to take the 53kg title.
ZHANG Mengwei (CHN) gave China their second gold medal after winning the 69kg title. (Photo by Sachiko Hotaka)
The Chinese claimed their second gold of the night when ZHANG Mengwei (CHN) used a low-level double, and four left sided gut wrenches to pick up the 35-second technical superiority victory over GANBOLD Namuuntsetseg (MGL) in the 69kg championship bout.
At 40kg, Munojatkhon SAMIEVA (UZB) trailed BATSAIKHAN Nomun, 4-0 before picking up the fall to steal first place.
The Uzbek used a swing single to a dump to pick up her takedown and immediately jumped to a half nelson to pick up the fall with two seconds left in the opening period.
Umi ITO (JPN), 46kg Asian champion. (Photo by Sachiko Hotaka)
Japan’s Umi ITO defeated China’s XIE Xiaomin (CHN) 13-0 to win the 46kg title.
Ito completed the technical superiority win with four takedowns, a four-point throw and one point lost Chinese challenge.
Anshu ANSHU (IND) controlled the 61kgfinals bout from whistle-to-whistle, shutting out Japan’s Ruka NATAMI (JPN), 4-0.
Mohammad NAGHOUSI (IRI) outlasted Beomsoo CHEON (KOR), 6-5 to win the 80kg title. (Photo by Sachiko Hotaka)
Iran picked up their fourth title of the tournament, while Japan and Kazakhstan closed out the second day of wrestling with their second Greco-Roman gold medal.
Mohammad NAGHOUSI (IRI) outlasted Beomsoo CHEON (KOR), 6-5 in the back-and-forth battle for the 80kg title.
Naghousi picked up a takedown with under ten seconds left to give Iran their fourth Greco-Roman gold medal.
Abdiazim KARABAYEV (KAZ) picked up a technical superiority victory in the 65kg gold-medal bout. (Photo by Sachiko Hotaka)
At 65kg, Kazakhstan’s second champion, Abdiazim KARABAYEV (KAZ) picked up a caution-and-two in the second period to secure the 9-0 technical superiority victory over Bakdaulet EGEMBERDIEV (KGZ) in the 65kg gold-medal bout.
Shu YAMADA (JPN) gave Japan their second Greco-Roman gold medal with a 6-2 victory over Khabibdzhon ZUKHUROV (TJK) in the 71kg gold-medal bout.
Yamada, who outscored Zukhurov 5-0 in the final period joined fellow countryman Wataru SASAKI (JPN) as a 2018 Cadet Asian gold medalist.
GOLD - Iran (180 points)
SILVER - Kazakhstan (138)
BRONZE - Uzbekistan (135 points)
Fourth - India (119 points)
Fifth - Japan (109 points)
GOLD - Abdiazim KARABAYEV (KAZ) df. Bakdaulet EGEMBERDIEV (KGZ), 9-0
BRONZE - Vikas VIKAS (IND) df. Minwook BAN (KOR), 13-4
BRONZE - XU Bin (CHN) df. Hossein Afrasiyab GHASEMI (IRI), 9-0
GOLD - Shu YAMADA (JPN) df. Khabibdzhon ZUKHUROV (TJK), 7-2
BRONZE - Veisal EYUBOV (KAZ) df. Hyeonjin KANG (KOR), 8-0
BRONZE - Deepak DEEPAK (IND) df. Masoud Ali Akbar KAVOUSI GHAFI (IRI), 8-0
GOLD - Mohammad Aziz NAGHOUSI (IRI) df. Beomsoo CHEON (KOR), 6-5
BRONZE - Ravi MALIK (IND) df. Bekzat ORUNKUL UULU (KGZ), 8-0
BRONZE - Bekzod AKHMEDOV (UZB) df. Yerzat YERLANOV (KAZ), 8-0
GOLD - Munojatkhon SAMIEVA (UZB) df. BATSAIKHAN Nomun (MGL), via fall
BRONZE - Maral TANGIRBERGENOVA (KAZ) df. Kokone YOKOYAMA (JPN), 8-5
GOLD - Umi ITO (JPN) df. XIE Xiaomin (CHN), 13-0.
BRONZE - Devi SANJU (IND) df. Kalmira BILIMBEK KYZY (KGZ), 8-4
GOLD - SHI Zhaojing (CHN) df. Himeka TOKUHARA (JPN), 6-3
BRONZE - Meenakshi MEENAKSHI (IND) df. Sandugash DYUSSENGALIYEVA (KAZ), 5-2
GOLD - Anshu ANSHU (IND) df. Ruka NATAMI (JPN), 4-0
BRONZE - Oyungerel BATKHUYAG (MGL) df. Aqsungul AZIZOVA (UZB), 7-0
GOLD - ZHANG Mengwei (CHN) df. Namuuntsetseg GANBOLD (MGL) , 10-0
BRONZE - Anshu GUJJAR (IND) df. Dilnaz MULKINOVA (KAZ), 2-2