Russian Mankiev wins men's 55kg Greco-Roman wrestling gold - [Olympic]
Nazyr Mankiev (L) of Russia is announced as winner after defeating Rovshan Bayramov (R) of Azerbaijan at the men's Greco-Roman 55kg gold medal match at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 12, 2008. Nazyr Mankiev won the bout and grabbed the gold medal of the event. (Xinhua Photo)
BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Russian Nazyr Mankiev beat Rovshan Bayramov of Azerbaijan to take the men's 55kg Greco-Roman wrestling gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Tuesday.
The bronze medal was shared by Roman Amoyan of Armenia and South Korean Park Eun-Chul.