Rio Olympics 2016: Soslan Ramonov wins -65kg freestyle wrestling gold

Soslan Ramonov
Russia's Soslan Ramonov won the 2014 world title in Tashkent

Soslan Ramonov won -65kg freestyle Olympic wrestling gold with an emphatic victory over London 2012 champion Toghrul Asgarov.

Russia's Ramonov, the 2014 world champion, took just two minutes five seconds to beat Azerbaijan's Asgarov in Sunday's final.

Ramonov, 25, scored 11 unanswered points as he won the title.

Uzbekistan's Ikhtiyor Navruzov and Italy's Frank Chamizo Marquez took bronzes.

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