Moldovan athlete wins European wrestling championship

Artiom Deleanu, a Greco-Roman wrestler competing in the 55 kg category, clinched the gold medal at the European Senior Wrestling Championships held in Romania.

Deleanu’s path to victory culminated in a thrilling final where he triumphed over a formidable opponent from Azerbaijan. En route to the final, Deleanu showcased his prowess by defeating a Bulgarian adversary with a commanding score of 5:1, followed by a hard-fought semifinal victory against a wrestler from Armenia.

Meanwhile, fellow athlete Alexandru Gutu vied for the bronze medal but was ultimately bested by a skilled opponent from Russia, securing a fifth-place finish in the tournament.


Throughout the competition, Deleanu and Gutu received guidance and support from their dedicated coaches, Mihail Cucu and Roman Zgardan.

The European Senior Wrestling Championships, spanning from February 12th to 18th, provided a platform for athletes to demonstrate their skill and determination on the mat.

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