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Medal Haul in Moldova

Rio 2016 Olympian, Mahama Cho has secured himself a gold medal at the Moldova Open in Chisinau tonight (Sunday).

The 27-year-old heavyweight made his return to the ring by beating Serbian Danilo Vukelic in the +87kg Final.

Pleased with the outcome, he said: “God willing, I will perform even better at the World Championships next month, especially with help and guidance of my coach, Steve Jennings. It’s nice to be back on the mat, after having some time off.”

Another athlete who also made his mark was Christian McNeish in the -74kg weight division. London-born McNeish also beat his Serbian opponent, Damir Fejzic 14-5.

Elsewhere, silver medals were achieved by Damon Sansum along with youngster, Bradly Sinden. Sansum came second to Andrei Garbar (UKR) in the -87kg category whilst, Doncaster-born Sinden narrowly missed out on gold to Russian Arman Irgaliev in the -68kg Final – 16-17.

It wasn’t meant to be for Max Cater as he lost out to Jaroslaw Mecmajer (POL) 5-8, during his second round preliminary match.

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