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NUR-SULTAN – Nurkhozha Kaipanov won Aug. 4 the silver medal in freestyle wrestling at the Vaclav Tsiolkovsky International Tournament in Warsaw, Poland, reports Olympic.kz. It was the ninth medal Kazakh wrestlers won at the tournament.
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The Kazakh wrestler lost to Turkish wrestler Haydar Yavuz in the weight category up to 70 kg in the final bout. Kaipanov was called the dark horse of the tournament by Eduard Bazrov, former champion of Russia in freestyle wrestling who trains the Kazakh junior freestyle wrestling team.
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Source: The Astana Times