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Roman Vlasov gets choked out, still wins wrestling match

August 14, 2016

Roman Vlasov gets choked out, still wins wrestling match

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Reigning Olympic champion Roman Vlasov of Russia won his semifinal match against Croatia's Bozo Starcevic despite appearing to pass out from a chokehold at the end of the first period. The victory moved Vlasov into the final round of the 75kg Greco-Roman wrestling tournament.

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