Cuban wrestler becomes World champion
- Submitted by: Juana
- 09 / 10 / 2015
The Cuban Ismael Borrero caused a stir in the Wrestling World Championships in Las Vegas, USA, when he won the 59 kg division of Greco-Roman style.
Borrero, 23, and fifth in the World Cup last year, had a great day and won his six bouts, to reach thus the most important achievement of his career.
In the final fight, Borrero categorically beat 8-0 Azeri Rovshan Bayramov, double Olympic silver medalist and four times world medalist, to give Cuba its first title in the competition, which brings together over 650 competitors from 88 countries.