Today, on the second day of the kurash competitions of the 19th Asian Games, the men’s 81 kg and women’s 70 kg weight categories competed on the gilam.
The second day of the Asian Games was full of intense debates. More than 20 countries, more than 20 of the most experienced and talented athletes. Prestigious kurash celebration at Xiaoshan Linpu Gymnasium. Screams of the audience.
One by one the strongest ones start standing out.
Especially, every performance of Umid Esanov, recognized by IKA as the best athlete of the world in 2022, aroused great interest among the audience. Umid Esanov took first place in the finals with a khalol assessment, performing the most beautiful kurash techniques.
First he defeated Le Duc Dong from Vietnam, then Escarpe Jackielou from the Philippines in the second round, and Alali Eisa from Kuwait in the semi-finals.
In the final, Shaimerdenov Bekadil from Kazakhstan lost to the experience and skill of the current Asian and World champion, Umid Esanov.
Umid Esanov added the gold medal of the 19th Asian Games to his collections.
The women’s competition was also interesting, as expected.
Dan Yu, representative of the host country, defeated Kyrgyz Merim Mominova in the group match, then Ravzakhan Adasheva, visiting from the Kurash homeland, and Mongolian Tsogt-Ochir in the semi-finals. In the final, the most experienced world and Asian champion from Iran, Donya Aghaei, was defeated with an honest assessment. In the weight category of 70 kg, she took the gold medal in her home.
1. Esanov Umid – Uzbekistan
2. Shaimerdenov Bekadil – Kazakhstan
3. Huang Chun Ta TPE – Chinese Taipei
3. Rasooli S Hassan Baiqara AFG – Afghanistan
Women: -70 KG
1. Yu Dan – People’s Republic of China
2. Aghaei Donya – Islamic Republic of Iran
3. Tsogt – Ochir Battsetseg – Mongolia
3. Kakhorova Malikakhon – Uzbekistan.