At the closing ceremony of Wrestling World Championships which ended in Budapest (Hungary), the president of the Wrestling Federation of Hungary Dr. Csaba Hegedus relayed the FILA flag into the hands of the vice-president of the Association of Wrestling Uzbekistan Ahrol Ruziev.
From 16 to 22 September this year, Budapest (Hungary) will host the World Wrestling Championship. Six athletes will represent Uzbekistan in freestyle wrestling, five - in the Greco-Roman and one female athlete - in women's wrestling.
Mindaugas Mizgaitis of Lithuania took a Men's Greco-Roman 120 kilogram Wrestling bronze medal after beating Yannick Szczepaniak of France on Thursday, August 14. This is Lithuania's first ever Olympic medal in Wrestling.