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86kg freestyle crown efficiently defended by David Taylor as he pins Hassan Yazdani


Sep 17, 2023
86kg freestyle crown efficiently defended by David Taylor as he pins Hassan Yazdani

Olympic champion David Taylor efficiently defended his 86kg freestyle crown on the 2023 World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. Within the remaining, Taylor pinned his arch-rival Hassan Yazdani to safe the victory. This marks Taylor’s third win of their final 4 world 86kg freestyle finals, with each wrestlers boasting three world titles every. Since 2017, Taylor and Yazdani have dominated the load class, profitable each main title.

All through the match, Taylor maintained a lead, with a rating of 5-3. With simply over a minute remaining on the clock, Taylor prolonged his benefit to 4 factors. Within the remaining seconds of the match, Taylor delivered the decisive blow, pinning Yazdani to safe the win. This victory provides to Taylor’s earlier wins in opposition to Yazdani, together with a dramatic victory within the Tokyo 2020 remaining.

Yazdani, who beforehand received gold within the 74kg weight class on the Rio 2016 Olympics, efficiently moved as much as the 86kg weight class. He has since received world titles in 2017, 2019, and 2021.

The 2023 World Wrestling Championships additionally function the primary qualifying occasion for the Olympic Video games Paris 2024. 5 quota locations are up for grabs in every Olympic weight class, totaling 90 quota locations throughout males’s freestyle, Greco-Roman, and girls’s freestyle wrestling. The host nation doesn’t obtain any allotted spots, and quota locations are distributed to Nationwide Olympic Committees (NOCs), with a most of 18 locations, one per occasion.

The 4 medallists from the World Wrestling Championships (gold, silver, and two bronze) will every earn a quota berth for his or her NOC. The final quota place might be determined by means of a match between the 2 wrestlers who misplaced within the bronze medal matches. Finally, the athletes’ participation within the Paris Video games relies on their NOCs deciding on them to signify their delegation.

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