In the final of 87 kg weight class Shahinyan faced another Armenian wrestler Maksim Manukyan. A tense struggle began.
In the last seconds of the bout the score was 2-1 in favor of Manukyan, the National Olympic Committee’s press service reported.
Shahinyan pushed Manukyan out of the mat. The referee gave a two-point warning to Manukyan for passiveness. Manukyan fell and failed to continue the fight.
Artur Shahinyan was named the winner of the tournament.
Another Armenian wrestler Gevorg Gharibyan (60 kg) became a bronze medalist.
Earlier wrestler Malkhas Amoyan (72 kg) had won a gold medal at the tournament.