Azerbaijan's Greco-Roman wrestling team took the third place at the European Championship in Bucharest, Romania.
Report informs that team that won 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in the competition fell behind Russia and Turkey. But this ranking was based not only on the number of medals but also the total number of points. Russia scored 192 points with 5 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze medals and has achieved the biggest success in the last 28 years.
Turkey scored 132 points, won 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medal.
Notably, Azerbaijan's freestyle wrestling team that won 3 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in the European championship (145 points) took third place after Russia (162 points) and Turkey (156 points). The national women's wrestling team that won 1 gold and 3 bronze medals (96 points), took fourth place after Ukraine (168 points), Bulgaria (112 points) and Turkey (98 points).