Olympics wrestling:

Cuba’s Mijain Lopez won gold in the men’s Greco-Roman super heavyweight category at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.

Iran PressAsia: Cuba’s Mijain Lopez became the first man to win four Olympic gold medals in wrestling by defeating Georgia’s Iakobi Kajaia 5-0 in the Greco-Roman 130-kilogram final.

Lopez got the point for passivity by Kajaia, then scored two points on a gut wrench. He scored another point on passivity and another on a step out to go up 5-0.

Georgian Iakobi Kajaia took the silver medal while Turkey’s Riza Kayaalp and Sergei Semenov of the Russian Olympic Committee claimed the bronze medals.

It was Cuba’s second gold medal of the night in Greco-Roman. Luis Orta Sanchez defeated Japan’s Kenichiro Fumita 5-1 in the 60 kg final.


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