Turkish wrestler wins gold in European championships

Turkey's Atakan Yuksel won a gold medal in the 2019 European Wrestling Championships in Romania on Sunday.

Competing in the men's 67-kg Greco-Roman category, Yuksel beat Polish competitor Gevorg Sahakyan 5-1 to claim the medal in the tournament in Bucharest.

So far, Turkey has won two golds, one silver and two bronze medals in the Greco-Roman category at the tournament.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a telegram to Yuksel and congratulated him on his win, according to the Presidential Communications Directorate.

Source: Anadolu Agency