CASPIAN, May 5. / TASS /. Russian freestyle wrestler Vladislav Bajtsaev won the first gold of the European championship in his career due to the fact that he was able to approach the competition in Dagestan at the peak of the form, the athlete did not give his opponents a single point in the tournament. He told journalists about this.
In the decisive battle in the weight category up to 97 kg, the 27-year-old Russian athlete defeated Alexander Gushtyn from Belarus with a score of 7: 0.
"The coaches helped me to reach the peak of the form for this tournament, I spent a lot of time at the training camps, worked hard. And here for every fight was adjusted to the full, because all the rivals in Dagestan were good", – said Baytsayev.
Asked by journalists how Baytsaev could not give any points to his rivals, he replied with a smile: "I accidentally".
He won the first medal of the European Championship in 2011, becoming a silver medalist in Dortmund, in 2013 he was a bronze medalist in Tbilisi. "I did not give up, I stood my ground. And I’m glad that this day has finally come, I won gold", – said the Ossetian wrestler.
The European Championship in wrestling will end in Kaspiisk on May 6.