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8 Kyrgyzstanis included in top 20 of World Wrestling Ranking

State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of Kyrgyzstan
Photo State Agency for Youth Affairs, Physical Culture and Sports of Kyrgyzstan. Awarding of best sportsmen of 2016.

Eight Kyrgyzstanis were included in the top 20 of the World Wrestling Ranking. Official website of the United World Wrestling reported.

The ranking includes three styles — Greco-Roman, Freestyle and Women’s Wrestling. Each of them has eight weight classes with the top 20 wrestlers in it.

Two Kyrgyzstanis- Arsen Eraliev (5th place) and Kanybek Zholchubekov (10th place) are included in Greco-Roman Wrestling ranking in the weight category of 59 kilograms. Ruslan Tsarev is the 15th in the weight category of 71 kg. In the category of 75 kg, Esen Asanov took the 20th place. Finally, Murat Ramonov also took the 15th place in the weight of 130 kg.

As reported, Freestyle Wrestling ranking includes two Kyrgyzstanis. Elaman Dogdurbek uluu is the 4th in the weight of 70 kg, and Magomed Musaev — 11th in the weight of 97 kg. Women’s Wrestling ranking includes only one Kyrgyzstani — Aisuluu Tynybekova. She is the 5th in the category of 58 kg.

The athletes were included in the ranking for their merits at the last few large tournaments. Elaman Dogdurbek uulu, for example, in December won bronze at the World Cup. Eraliev and Tynybekova became the 5th at the Olympics.