LIVE BLOG: Senior Asian Championships, Day Three

By United World Wrestling Press

Day three here in Almaty and action shifts to women's wrestling as wrestlers from 50kg, 55kg, 59kg, 68kg, and 76kg.


1930 hrs: GOLD MEDAL! Elmira SYZDYKOVA (KAZ) pulls off a dramatic fall over Aiperi MEDET KYZY (KGZ) to win the gold medal here in Almaty at 76kg

1910 hrs: GOLD MEDAL! Meerim ZHUMANAZAROVA (KGZ) claims her fourth Asian title as she beats Delgermaa ENKHSAIKHAN (MGL) in the final at 68kg

1845 hrs: GOLD MEDAL! SARITA (IND) defends her title! She beats Shoovdor BAATARJAV (MGL) 10-7 to capture the top medal at 59kg. The Indian had lost to the Mongolian in the morning but she avenges that loss in dramatic comeback

1825 hrs: They were wrestling to decide the silver and bronze at 55kg and with Madina USMONJONOVA (UZB) beat Aisha UALISHAN (KAZ), she will take the silver at 55kg

1815 hrs: GOLD MEDAL! Dulguun MUNKHBOLD BOLORMAA (MGL) captures the gold medal at 55kg as she wins all three of her bouts. She pins Hyungjoo KIM (KOR)

1810 hrs: GOLD MEDAL! Minute and 45 seconds is all Valentina ISLAMOVA BRIK (KAZ) needs to beat Jasmina IMMAEVA (UZB) 10-0 and win the gold medal at 50kg

1805 hrs: A first period technical superiority win for SEEMA (IND) to win the bronze medal at 50kg. For the final now between Valentina ISLAMOVA BRIK (KAZ) and Jasmina IMMAEVA (UZB)

1800 hrs: Back for the final's session here in Almaty. All the action will be on Mat B, beginning with 50kg bronze medal bout between Yung Hsun LIN (TPE) and SEEMA (IND)

1330 hrs: We are all set for our semifinal on day one of women's wrestling

We will start off with 50kg as Jasmina IMMAEVA (UZB) takes on SEEMA (IND) on Mat A while Valentina Ivanovna ISLAMOVA BRIK (KAZ) takes on Yung Hsun LIN (TPE) on Mat B

1310 hrs: Valentina Ivanovna ISLAMOVA BRIK (KAZ) gets the fall again! She has been outclassing her opponents here

1250 hrs: Eun Sun JEONG (KOR) pulls off a dramatic fall. Trailing 0-6, she gets a pin off NISHA (IND) at 68kg.

1235 hrs: Dulguun BOLORMAA (MGL) dominating here in Almaty. He gets a victory by fall over Aisha UALISHAN (KAZ) at 55kg

1210 hrs: Meerim ZHUMANAZAROVA (KGZ) gets rolling with an 11-1 win over Azoda ESBERGENOVA (UZB) at 68kg

1208 hrs: Domination from Mongolia! Delgermaa ENKHSAIKHAN (MGL) gets the pin in over NISHA (IND) at 68kg

1200 hrs: Shoovdor BAATARJAV (MGL) gets her opening win over defending Asian champion SARITA (IND). A close bout between the two but it ends 5-4 in the Mongolian wrestler's favour

1145 hrs: Dulguun BOLORMAA (MGL) gets going on Mat A with a 10-0 win against Madina USMONJONOVA (UZB)

1130 hrs: All set for day three here. Women's wrestling is underway with all the action on Mat A and Mat B


Watch: 10 Greco-Roman finals from #WrestleAlmaty

By Vinay Siwach

ALMATY, Kazakhstan (June 10) -- Bolay Turlykhanov Cup in Almaty saw some of the biggest Greco-Roman stars in action. The field was highlighted by world and Olympic champion Mohammadreza GERAEI (IRI).

Iran did send a strong team but so did Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Turkey too had entered a few of their star wrestlers and ended up winning three gold medals.

Watch the 10 Greco-Roman finals from the Bolat Turlykhanov Cup.

55kg: GOLD - Marlan MUKASHEV (KAZ) vs. Poya DAD MARZ (IRI)


72kg: Round 3 - Meiirzhan SHERMAKHANBET (KAZ) vs. Mohammadreza GERAEI (IRI)

Shermakhanbet injury defaulted against Geraei in the final but had defeated the Olympic champ in Round 3. Here's the bout.


97kg: GOLD - Metehan BASAR (TUR) vs. Mahdi FALLAH (IRI)