He competed in the weight category of 90 kilograms and won two of three fights. This is the sixth bronze medal at the world championships for Zhanybek Amatov — he took the third place in 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018.
The World Championship was held on November 8-10 in Chungju (South Korea). Kyrgyzstanis won three medals. Earlier, Edilbek Shakirmamatov (82 kg) won a silver, and Ernis Kaparov (62 kg) — a bronze medal.