Russia Wins Triple Gold at Alrosa Cup

By Tim Foley

MOSCOW (November 9) -- Several members of the Russian Greco-Roman, women's wrestling and men's freestyle teams went undefeated at the Alrosa Cup this weekend in Moscow to help host Russia sweep team gold. 

The group of talented Russian wrestlers included two-time 86kg freestyle world champion Abdulrashid SADULAEV who despite being a last-minute callup for the home squad went up a weight a 97kg to defeat Elizbar OIKADZE (GEO) by technical fall, 11-0. Europeans Games champions Valeria LAZINSKAYA (RUS) went 2-0 in women's wrestling action, while Russian Greco-Roman star Mingiyan SEMENOV went 2-0 at 59kg. 

For full results from the Alrosa Cup, please click the following link to the event PDFs:

Freestyle Wrestling

Women's Wrestling

Greco-Roman Wrestling