Ukrainian female wrestler wins gold at wrestling contest

Oxana Gorgel has clinched a win for the Ukrainian side on the last day of the championship.

12 September 2015 14:08

Ukrainian female wrestling team has come out on top at the 2015 World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas.

Competing in the 60 kg weight class, Oxana Gorgel, a Volyn-born wrestler, beat her Mongolian counterpart 10 to 7 to secure gold for the Ukrainian team on the closing day of the championships. Bronze medals went to Lee Evelyn James (US) and Zhanan Manolova (Bulgaria).

Earlier on, Tatyan Kit (weight class under 50 kg) and Yulia Tkach-Ostapchuk (weight class under 63 kg), two other Ukrainian female wrestlers, won bronze medals at the Greco-Roman World Wrestling Championships.


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