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Cuban wrestler Gregorich to finals in U23 Worlds

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Cuban wrestler Gregorich to finals in U23 WorldsHAVANA, Cuba, Nov 13 (acn) Cuban Daniel Gregorich, men´s 87 kilograms division of the Greco-Roman style, will go today in search of the gold medal in the 2018 World U23 Wrestling Championships running in Bucharest, Romania, until next Saturday.

Gregorich, champion of the Central American and Caribbean Games of Barranquilla, last August, will face Ukrainian Semen Novikov in the grand final.
On his way to the final, the Cuban athlete has achieved four victories, including one in the semifinals over Russian Gazi Khalilov, whom he defeated 7-1, according to the official website of the International Wrestling Federation.
He debuted in the qualifying phase with a 4-0 win over Yoan Dimitrov, from Bulgaria; while in the round-of-16 he beat 5-0 Indian Sunil Kumar, and then in quarterfinals, he won 3-1 over Belarus´ Anton Kurs.
Cuba attended this contest with two other wrestlers, the man Reineri Andreu (57 kilos in the freestyle modality), champion in the first edition of this tournament hosted last year by the Polish city of Bydgoszcz, and Yudaris Sanchez (women´s 68 kg freestyle event), runner-up in the world junior tournament of Tampere 2017, in Finland.
The latter also won a bronze medal in Bydgoszcz.

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