Cuban wrestler Luis Alberto Orta won Gold for Cuba’s Greco wrestling by winning the title in the 60-kilogram division at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with a 5-1 victory over Japan’s Kenichiro Fumita.
The 26-year-old athlete thus achieved his first major international title, also doing it against the current double world champion in the category.
Orta’s victory was a surprise, since until now he had a discreet record, with a third place in the Pan American Games of Lima-2019 as the most outstanding result and a 16th place in his only participation in a World Championship, in 2018 in Budapest.
This was the first gold medal for the Cuban dlegation in Tokyo-2020 and the sixth so far confirmed for the Caribbean delegation.
(With information from agencies)