Mijaín López writes Olympic Gold history in Tokyo 2020

Mijaín López writes Olympic Gold history in Tokyo 2020
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2 August 2021
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Tokyo, August 2 (RHC) Cuban wrestler Mijaín López made history on Monday by winning his fourth Olympic crown, the second for Cuba in Tokyo 2020, by defeating Georgia's Lakobi Kajaia 5-0.

Mijaín Lopez marked an unprecedented milestone on the B mat of the Makuhari Messe Hall where he won his fourth Gold medal in events under the five rings and became the only male athlete to dominate an individual sports for four Olympic cycles.

On his way to the final without being scored a point, Lopez showed excellent physical form, defeating Israel's Amin Mirzazadeh 9-0, Romania's Alin Alexuc 8-0 and Turkey's Riza Kayaalp 2-0.

With this Gold medal, the Cuban delegation wins its second title, both in Greco-Roman wrestling, which places it among the 20 best countries in these Olympic Games and second for Latin America.

 

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