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Georgi Ivanov wins gold at the 2023 European U23 Wrestling Championships in Bucharest

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Georgi Ivanov won the European title at the 2023 European U23 Wrestling Championships in Bucharest. In the 125 kg freestyle final, the Bulgarian wrestler defeated Volodymyr Kochanov (Ukraine) 10:0 by technical knockout.

The gold in Bucharest is the biggest success in Georgi Ivanov's sports career. Last year, he earned a bronze medal at the European U20 Wrestling Championships. Georgi Ivanov is a national champion (men and juniors). In the Romanian capital the wrestler from Dimitrovgrad won two convincing victories – a 6:0 win against Azamat Khosonov (Greece) and a 6:2 victory over Al Efe (Turkiye) at the semi-finals.

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