6 Kazakhs in TOP 20 wrestlers of the world

12:24 | 09 december 2015

6 Kazakhstani sportsmen in the TOP 20 of the freestyle wrestlers of the world. United World Wrestling announced the new list of world rating in freestyle wrestling. Golden Grand Prix-2015 held in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku on 27-29 November 2015 granted a great last chance to the wrestlers of all National Federations, who took a participation in competition to put their name in the list. It contains the best 20 athletes in each weight category. And there are 6 sportsmen from Kazakhstan, who performed good wrestling abilities within all freestyle competition throughout this year.

Here are the Kazakh wrestlers included in the list of TOP 20:

1) Artas Sana – 7th in the category of 57 kg. – World №5

2) Daulet Niyazbekov - 12th in the category of 61 kg. – GGP Baku №3

3) Nurlan Bekzhanov – 14th in the category of 70 kg. – World №8

4) Galymzhan Usserbayev - 19th in the category of 74 kg. - World military games №3

5) Zhiger Zakirov – 20th in the category of 74 kg. – A.Aliev tournament №3

6) Daulet Shabanbay – 15th in the category of 125 kg. – Yasar Dogu tournament №3

Full list of TOP 20 wrestlers in each weight category is here:



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