Georgian wrestler to win silver medal at Tokyo Olympic Games
Georgian wrestler to win silver medal at Tokyo Olympic Games

Georgian wrestler Geno Petriashvili won a silver medal in the 125 kg weight category at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

In the final, Geno Petriashvili lost to the rival from the USA, 21-year-old Gable Steveson, with a score of 8:9.

The 21-year-old American defeated the current Olympic and European champion, Turkish Taha Akgul, in the quarterfinals.

This is Petriashvili’s second Olympic medal – in 2016, a Georgian wrestler won a bronze medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

The Georgian team is in 24th place with 8 medals (2 gold, 5 silver, 1 bronze) at the ongoing Olympics.

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