Ghana’s Oliveirra Aryeh back from World Wrestling Championship in Kazakhstan
Accra- Ghana’s Oliveirra Aryeh, has returned from the Kazakh Kures Wrestling World Championship, in Kazakhstan.
His participation, was at the invitation of the Kazakh Kures Federation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, who took care of his flight, accommodation and feeding expenses.
The championship, which ended on December 2, saw the Ghanaian defeating New Zealand champion, Chico Reremoana who weighed 170 kg in his preliminary draw match, at the Almaty Sports Arena in Kazakhstan.
The Ghanaian, who weighs 92kg attributed his victory to divine intervention.
However, he met tough opponent in the quarter final stage Tomasz Piotr Talach from Poland weighing 130 kg and lost to him.
In all there were representives from 30 countries, including Uzbekistan, Turkey, Tunisia, Russia, Poland, Latvia, New Zealand, Norway, Korea, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Indonesia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cameroun, Cuba, Czech Republic, Greece, Ghana, Mongolia, Lithuanian and the United States of America (USA).
He said the sport was very interesting, just like the traditional wrestling.
He promised to make the sport popular in Ghana and appealed for support from the authorities, especially the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) and corporate bodies.
Source: Ghana News Agency