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DORTMUND, Germany – Russia won the team title at the 2011 European Wrestling Championships in freestyle, led by four individual champions.

Capturing gold medals for Russia were Djamal Ottarsultanov at 55 kg/121 lbs., Opan Sat at 60 kg/132 lbs., Denis Tsargush at 74 kg/163 lbs. and Anzor Urishev at 84 kg/185 lbs.

Sat, Tsargush and Urishev were also European champions in 2010.

Russia also had a silver medalist and a bronze medalist. Russia is the reigning World champions in freestyle wrestling.

Other individual champions were Yabrail Hasanov of Azerbaijan at 66 kg/145.5 lbs., Khetag Gazumov of Azerbaijan at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. and Fatih Cakiroglu of Turkey at 120 kg/264.5 lbs. Hasanov and Gazumov both defended their European titles.

The freestyle tournament was held on Tuesday and Wednesday. The women’s freestyle is set for Thursday and Friday. Greco-Roman will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

For complete results and videos from the European Championships, visit

At Dortmund, Germany

Freestyle results

55 kg/121 lbs.
Gold - Djamal Ottarsultanov (Russia)
Silver - Vladimer Khinchegashvili (Georgia)
Bronze- Uladzislau Andreyeu (Belarus)
Bronze- Makhmud Magomedov (Azerbaijan)
5th - Ghenadie Tulbea (Monaco)
5th - Urs Wild (Switzerland)
7th - Mykola Aivazian (Ukraine)
8th - Anatolii Buruian (Moldova)
9th - Ahmet Peker (Turkey)
10th - Mihran Jaburyan (Armenia)

60 kg/132 lbs.
Gold - Opan Sat (Russia)
Silver - Sahit Prizreni (Albania)
Bronze - Vasyl Fedorishin (Ukraine)
Bronze - Anatoli Guidea (Bulgaria)
5th - Marcel Ewald (Germany)
5th - George Bucur (Romania)
7th - Didier Pais (France)
8th - Malkhaz Zarkua (Georgia)
9th - Alexander Kontoev (Belarus)
10th - Hakki Guerel (Turkey)

66 kg/145.5 lbs.
Gold - Yabrail Hasanov (Azerbaijan)
Silver - Leonid Bazan (Bulgaria)
Bronze - Adam Batirov (Russia)
Bronze - Saba Arasch Javad Bolaghi (Germany)
5th -Gergely Woeller (Hungary)
5th - Ali Shabanev (Belarus)
7th - Koba Kakaladze (Georgia)
8th - Dejan Mitrov (FYR Macedonia)
9th - Jouni Samuli Rosenloef (Finland)
10th - Yakup Gor (Turkey)

74 kg/163 lbs.
Gold - Denis Tsargush (Russia)
Silver - Musa Murtazaliev (Armenia)
Bronze - Gabor Hatos (Hungary)
Bronze - David Khutishvili (Georgia)
5th - Kiril Terziev (Bulgaria)
5th - Agil Guliev (Azerbaijan)
7th - Marius Lucian Atofanin (Romania)
8th - Apostolos Taskoudis (Greece)
9th - Dan Palinkas (Slovakia)
10th - Batuhan Demircin (Turkey)

84 kg/185 lbs.
Gold - Anzor Urishev (Russia)
Silver - Dato Marsagishvili (Georgia)
Bronze - Gheorghita Stefan (Romania)
Bronze - Sharif Sharifov (Azerbaijan)
5th - Maciej Balawender (Poland)
5th - Ibrahim Bolukbashi (Turkey)
7th - Michail Petrov Ganev (Bulgaria)
8th - Marco Riesen (Switzerland)
9th - Emzarios Bentinidis (Greece)
10th - Habetnak Kurginyan (Armenia)

96 kg/211.5 lbs.
Gold - Khetag Gazumov (Azerbaijan)
Silver - Vladislav Baitsaev (Russia)
Bronze - Nicolai Ceban (Moldova)
Bronze - Pavlo Oliynik (Ukraine)
5th - Hamza Koeseoglu (Turkey)
5th - Edgar Yenokyan (Armenia)
7th - Ivan Yankouski (Belarus)
8th - Belduki Gavashelishvili (Georgia)
9th - Kevin Schwaebe (Germany)
10th - Gergely Kiss (Hungary)

120 kg/264.5 lbs.
Gold - Fatih Cakiroglu (Turkey)
Silver - Aleksey Shemarov (Belarus)
Bronze - Daniel Ligeti (Hungary)
Bronze - Jamaladdin Magomedov (Azerbaijan)
5th - Ioannis Arzoumanidis (Greece)
5th - Nick Matuhin (Germany)
7th - David Modzmanashvili (Georgia)
8th - Alexandr Romanov (Moldova)
9th - Bakhtiar Akhmedov (Russia)
10th - Simas Asaciovas (Lithuania)

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