Ex-Minister of Internal Affairs of Kyrgyzstan Melis Turganbaev won bronze medal at the World Championship among veterans in freestyle wrestling.
Competitions are held on September 28-30 in Skopje (Macedonia).
Melis Turganbaev performed in the weight category of 78 kilograms. In the quarterfinals, he defeated Vladislav Egorov (Russia), then lost to future champion Gerard Rocco Santoro (France) and defeated Soslan Adyrkhayev (Ukraine).
This is not the first success of Melis Turganbaev at such a tournament. He also won bronze medal at the World Cup 2016.