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Nurmagomedov loses to Lashgari at Olympic men’s freestyle wrestling 1/8 final

Nurmagomedov loses to Lashgari at Olympic men’s freestyle wrestling 1/8 final

PanARMENIAN.Net - On August 11, Armenia’s Hajimurad Nurmagomedov suffered a 2:0 defeat by Iran’s Naser Lashgari at Olympic men's freestyle wrestling 84kg 1/8 finals.

Nurmagomedov will have a chance to fight for bronze in case the Iranian wrestler makes it to semifinals.

Armenia has won three Olympic medals, with Greco-Roman wrestlers Arsen Julfalakyan (74 kg) and Artur Aleksanyan (96 kg) grabbing silver and bronze respectably, and weightlifter Hripsime Khurshudyan (+ 75 kg) winning bronze.

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Hovhannes Maghakyan lost to Russia's Magomedamin Dibirov and took the silver on the last days of the free style event.
Lifting a total of 426kg above his head, the Armenian athlete registered the best result in both the clean and jerk and snatch events
"Honestly I was thinking about school because it was good for me and my knowledge," the Armenia international said.
Runner-up Hikaru Nakamura lost to Fabiano Caruana but still tied for second place with Vladimir Kramnik, who beat Anish Giri quickly.
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