Turkey has claimed a gold, a silver and a bronze medal in the freestyle category on the first day of the World Wrestling Championships.
Competing in the 215 kg men's category on Monday, Taha Akgül beat his Iranian opponent Komil Ghasemi 4-3.
Akgül beat respectively Hungarian opponent Richard Csercsics 10-4 in the first round; Azerian opponent Aslan Dzebisov 4-0 in the second round; American opponent Tervel Ivaylov Dlagnev 4-2 in the quarter final and Belarusian opponent Alexei Shemarov 8-1 in the semifinal.
In the 70 kilo category, Yakup Gor was defeated by Russian opponent Khetik Tsabolov 10-0 and would have to settle with a silver medal.
Selim Yasar beat Kazakh opponent Aslan Kakhidze 5-2 to get a bronze medal in the 86 kilo category.
The tournament will continue on Tuesday when four other Turkish wrestlers - Recep Aktaş, Mustafa Kaya, Soner Demirtaş and Samil Erdoğan - take the field.
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