Frenchman Steeve Guénot won an Olympic gold medal in men's 66kg greco-roman wrestling on Wednesday. It was France's first gold medal at the Beijing Olympics.
gold medal in men's 66kg greco-roman wrestling at the Beijing
Olympics on Wednesday, beating Kanatbek Begaliev of Kyrgystan
It was the first gold for France in greco-roman since the
1924 Olympics in Paris.
Begaliev took the silver medal, while Armen Vardanyan of
Ukraine and Darkhan Bayakhmetov of Kazakhstan each won a
Guenot's older brother, Cristophe, was still in competition
for a bronze in the 74kg class.
Date created : 2008-08-13