BEIJING Aug 14 Russia's Aslanbek Khushtov won
the Olympic gold medal in the 96kg greco-roman wrestling on
Thursday, his country's third gold in the sport at the Beijing
Mirko Englich of Germany won the silver. Asset Mambetov of
Kazakhstan and Adam Wheeler of the United States the bronze.
Khusthov, who won the World Cup and European Championship
titles this year, was way ahead on points after the first of
He turned Englich with a spectacular throw in the second to
clinch the final.
(Editing by Miles Evans)
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