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Vladimer Khinchegashvili Wins Olympic Gold Medal

Georgian Vladimer Khinchegashvili, freestyle 57kg wrestler won gold medal, grabbing his country’s second gold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Khinchegashvili, 25, who is silver medalist of the London 2012 Olympics, captured gold after defeating Japan’s Rei Higuchi in the final.

Wrestler has been extremely active since winning his first world title in September (and third world medal) in nine events. Most of Khinchegashvili’s year was spent at 61 kg, but when he is down at 57kg, he’s near impossible to beat.