Turkish wrestler Rıza Kayaalp wins gold in Paris

Kayaalp beats Estonia's Heiki Nabi in men's Greco-Roman wrestling, 130-kg category, brings second gold medal to Turkey

Anadolu Agency

Turkish Greco-Roman wrestler Rıza Kayaalp became the second Turk this week to win gold in the Paris World Championships, beating Estonia's Heiki Nabi in the 130-kilogram category final on Tuesday.

Twenty-eight-year-old Kayaalp beat Nabi 2-1 on the second day of the games, securing a third world championship title. Kayaal also won an Olympic bronze in at the London 2012 games.

Atakan Yuksel, another Turkish wrestler, won bronze on Tuesday in the 66-kg category, beating Iranian Hossein Elyasi 2-1.

Turkish wrestler Metehan Basar won gold on Monday by beating Germany's Denis Maksymilian Kudla in the 85-kg category final.