“The guys who replaced leaders in some weight categories performed with dignity. This is a good application for getting seriously noticed by the national team coaches. Ahead we have the most responsible and complex selection and performance at the Olympics. Believe me, the stronger the domestic competition in each weight category, the more significant the athlete who will represent this category in the Russian national team in Tokyo, ”RIA Novosti quotes Mamiashvili.
The Russians won five gold dignity awards, two silver medals and one bronze, winning the team event of the tournament.
Earlier, Tsyzhipov became the bronze medalist of the European Championship in wrestling.