July 24, 2019

Dlagnev Awarded Olympic 🥉 Bronze Medal

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Seven years after walking off the mat for the final time at the 2012 Olympics (London), Tervel Dlagnev received word this week that he would be awarded the bronze medal for men’s freestyle (120 kg). It was worth the wait.

Artur Taymazov of Uzbekistan was stripped of his gold medal after testing positive for a prohibited substance, announced the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday (July 23).

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Dlagnev also competed at the 2016 Olympics and placed fifth in Rio.