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Russians win Greco-Roman gold

Beijing, China (Sports Network) - Russia's Nazyr Mankiev and Islam-Beka Albiev both won gold in Greco-Roman wrestling on Tuesday.

Mankiev, 23, defeated Rovshan Bayramov on points to win the 55kg weight class after also beating the 21-year-old from Azerbaijan in the repechage of last year's world championships.

Roman Amoyan of Armenia and Korea's Park Eun-Chul shared the bronze medal at 55kg.

The 19-year-old Albiev beat Azerbaijan's Vitaliy Rahimov, 23, to win the 60kg class, while Nurbakyt Tengizbayev of Kazakhstan and Ruslan Tiumenbaev of Kyrgyzstan shared bronze.

08/12 07:18:52 ET