(RIO DE JANEIRO, August 14) Russia Greco-Roman Team got the first Rio 2016 Olympic Games gold medal. On Sunday, during the first day of the Rio 2016 Greco-Roman events Roman VLASOV (RUS) won his second Olympic Gold Medal at the 75kg weight category.
London 2012 gold medalist, 2x World Champion Roman Vlasov defeated Mark Madsen (DEN) 5-1 in the 75kg final match to earn his second Olympic Games gold medal.
Greco-Roman 75kg (20 entries)
Gold Medal Final
Roman VLASOV (RUS) df. Mark MADSEN (DEN), 5-1
Bronze Medal Finals
KIM Hyeon-Woo (KOR) df. Bozo STARCEVIC (CRO), 6-4
Saeid Mourad ABDVALI (IRI) df. Peter BACSI (HUN), 5-2
KIM Hyeon-Woo (KOR) df. YANG Bin (CHN), 3-1
Saeid Mourad ABDVALI (IRI) df. Viktor NEMES (SRB), 2-2
Roman VLASOV (RUS) df. Bozo STARCEVIC (CRO), 6-3
Mark MADSEN (DEN) df. Peter BASCI (HUN), 1-0
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