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Russian wrestler took the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics

August 14 2008
15:40

Russian wrestler Hassan Baroev won the silver medal at the Olympic Games in Beijing.

See gallery: The first victory of the Russians at the Olympics

The competition in Greco-Roman wrestling a Russian, speaking in the weight category of 120 kg in the final battle, was defeated by a Cuban Mihaina Lopez. In the first period, Lopez had a considerable advantage, which is reflected in the score 5:0 in his favor. In the second Baroev did everything I could, but to break the enemy failed. Four years ago at the Athens Olympics Baroev won the gold medal. A bronze awards were Mizgaytis Mindaugas (Lithuania) and Yuri Patrikeev representing Armenia.

See also: The seventh day the Olympics: the main hope of Russia - the wrestlers

In the piggy bank of Russians now 14 medals, eight of which - the silver.

Previously reported that another Russian wrestler, Aslanbek Khushtov has brought Russia's third gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.

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