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Taymazov successfully defends gold
Artur Taymazov beat Bakhtiyar Akhmedov on points, 4-0.
Beijing, China (Sports Network) - Uzbekistan's Artur Taymazov successfully defended his gold medal in the 120kg class on the final day of freestyle wrestling at the Olympics.

Taymazov, also a silver medalist in 2000, beat Russian Bakhtiyar Akhmedov on points, 4-0, to win the gold again. David Musulbes, who won gold for Slovakia in 2000, shared the bronze medal with Darid Mutalimov of Kazakhstan.

The 96kg category was won by Shirvani Muradov of Russia, a 2-0 victory over Kazakhstan's Talmuraz Tigiyev. George Gogshelidze of Georgia and Khetag Gazyumov of Azerbaijan.

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