Reineris Salas Claims Bronze in Men’s Freestyle 97kg Wrestling at Tokyo Games

2020 Tokyo Games

Reineris Salas is officially an Olympic medalist.

The 34-year-old Cuban freestyle wrestler claimed the bronze medal in the men’s freestyle 97kg wrestling competition at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Reineris Salas

Salas defeated Azerbaijan’s Sharif Sharifov in the bronze medal match.

It was a positive end to Salas’ Olympic run after his loss to Russian Olympic Committee’s Abdulrashid Sadulaev, who would go on to win the gold.

Reineris Salas

Sadulaev defeated Team USA’s Kyle Snyder, who had to settle for the silver.

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