Turkish wrestler Buse Tosun Çavuşoğlu made historical past Thursday as she turned a world champion within the ladies’s 68kg class.
Çavuşoğlu clinched the gold medal on the 2023 World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, after defeating Delgermaa Enkhsaikhan from Mongolia.
She secured victory with a pin, incomes her first-ever world championship title. She had beforehand received two bronze medals at world championships.
Çavuşoğlu thus turned the primary Turkish feminine wrestler to win a world championship title after Yasemin Adar Yiğit, who clinched the gold medal within the 76kg class two occasions, in 2017 and 2022.
Çavuşoğlu’s path to the gold medal included victories over Moldova’s Irina Ringaci and Mexico’s Alejandra Rivera Arriaga, each by pins.
Within the quarterfinals, she defeated Czech wrestler Adela Hanzlickova with a rating of 8-0.
Within the semifinals, she earned a quota for the 2024 Paris Olympics by defeating Japanese wrestler Ami Ishii.
In the meantime, Evin Demirhan Yavuz earned a second Olympics quota for Türkiye though she misplaced the bronze medal match within the ladies’s 50kg class.
Yavuz received the Olympic qualification match towards Colombian wrestler Alisson Cardozo, thus ending within the high 5.
She misplaced the bronze medal match within the ladies’s 50kg class.
Within the crew standings for girls, Japan led the best way with six world champions out of ten weight classes, amassing a complete of 195 factors. The USA secured second place with 135 factors, and Mongolia adopted in third place with 80 factors.
Within the males’s freestyle class, Türkiye received two bronze medals and two Olympic quotas.
Kayaalp goals for sixth title
Türkiye’s Rıza Kayaalp will face Iran’s Amin Mirzazadeh on Friday in a battle for the gold medal within the Greco-Roman fashion 130kg class.
Kayaalp superior to the ultimate after defeating China’s Lingzhe Meng.
Kayaalp’s victory additionally secured a quota for the 2024 Paris Olympics. If he wins the ultimate, will probably be his sixth world championship title.
With one silver and two bronze medals from earlier Olympics, Kayaalp is decided to finish his profession with an Olympic gold in Paris subsequent yr.
Having competed within the Beijing 2008, London 2012, Rio 2016, and Tokyo 2020 Olympics, he goals to change into the primary Turkish wrestler to take part within the Olympics for the fifth time.