Olympic wrestling: Azerbaijan`s Asgarov wins gold

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2012, 02:35 AM IST

London: Azerbaijan`s Toghrul Asgarov won the gold medal in the men`s freestyle 60 kg wrestling division at the Olympics Saturday.

Asgarov defeated reigning World Champion Besik Kudukhov of Russia 3-0 on points in the final, winning the first round 1-0 with a minor throw before racking up three throws in the second as he won 5-0.

Bronze medals went to India`s Yogeshwar Dutt and Scott Coleman of the US.

Dutt beat North Korea`s Ri Jong Myong 3-1 on points, while Coleman beat Japan`s Kenichi Yumoto 3-1 on points.

IANS