AKIPRESS.COM - Kyrgyzstani wrestler Aisuluu Tynybekova won the 2019 World Wrestling Championship in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
She competed in a women's 62kg wrestling tournament and started September 19. She defeated athletes from Mexico, Japan and Ukraine and reached the semi-finals, winning a license for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
In the semifinal bout, Tynybekova won the representative of the North Korea and reached the final.
In the decisive battle on September 20, Kyrgyzstani faced the current World and European champion Taybe Mustafa Yusein of Bulgaria and gained a victory, becoming the world champion of 2019.
Aisuluu Tynybekova became the first world wrestling champion from Kyrgyzstan.