09:32 • 23.08.17
The sportsman won his first ever world champion’s title in the final round bringing together sportsmen in the 80kg weight class.
He beat Belarus’ Radik Kuliev 5-0, marking a landmark success in his sporting career.
In the semi-finals, the Armenian wrestler celebrated victory over Georgia’s Zurabi Datunashvili, an acting champion of Europe (7-0). He also gained advantage over Iranian and German rivals in the qualifiers.
Earlier, Artur Aleksanyan won gold, becoming a world champion for the third time.