Wrestling: Turkish Yeğit wins the gold in the European Championship

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Turkish wrestler Yasmin Yegit won the gold medal at the European Wrestling Championships in the men’s 76kg category on Thursday.

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In the final round of the tournament, which was held in the Hungarian capital Budapest, Yegit defeated Estonian Ip Mai.

By defeating her opponent 3-1, Legit achieved her fifth career win in the adult category of the European Wrestling Championship.

Yegit had defeated Bulgaria’s Maria Gerginova (10-0) in the quarter-finals and won the semi-final match against Hungarian Bernart Nagy by pressing.

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Earlier on Thursday, Turkish wrestler Evin Demirhan Yavuz won the gold medal in the 50-kg European Wrestling Championships after defeating Bulgarian Miglina Georgieva.