Rio Olympics 2016: Artur Aleksanyan wins 98kg Greco-Roman gold

Artur Aleksanyan
Artur Aleksanyan showed incredible defence to stop Yasmany Daniel Lugo Cabrera from scoring n the final

Armenia's Artur Aleksanyan beat Cuba's Yasmany Daniel Lugo Cabrera to win 98kg Greco-Roman wrestling gold at the Rio Olympics.

Aleksanyan outscored his larger opponent 3-0 and dominated the Pan American champion throughout.

The 24-year-old improved on the bronze medal he won at London 2012, having won two World Championship titles in the interim.

Turkey's Cenk Ildem and Iran's Ghasem Rezaei took the bronze medals.

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