Khugaev of Russia wins Olympic gold in 84-kilogram



LONDON (AP) — Alan Khugaev of Russia won the Olympic gold medal Monday in men’s 84-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling.

Khugaev beat former Olympic champion Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim of Egypt 1-0, 2-0 to become Russia’s second Greco-Roman winner of the London Olympics.

The 23-year-old Khugaev beat Georgia’s Vladimer Gegeshidze in the semifinals, then took out Ebrahim to join 21-year-old teammate Roman Vlasov as gold medal winners.