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Turkey's Taha Akgul finishes 3rd in World Wrestling Championships

Akgul beats his US opponent Nicholas Gwiazdowski 6-4 in bronze medal match in Oslo

Can Erözden   | 04.10.2021
Turkey's Taha Akgul finishes 3rd in World Wrestling Championships

ANKARA 

Turkish wrestler Taha Akgul won the bronze medal Sunday at the 2021 World Wrestling Championships in Norway.

Akgul, 30, beat his US opponent Nicholas Gwiazdowski 6-4 in the men's freestyle 125- kilogram bronze medal match in the capital Oslo.

Akgul won a bronze medal earlier this year in the freestyle 125 kg class at the Tokyo Summer Olympics.

Additionally, he was a gold medalist at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The World Wrestling Championships run through Oct. 10.

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