The defending champion in Tyrol was victorious in a time of 44:11. He laid the foundation for the Greco-Roman style, but also won six of the seven freestyle duels. The chess moves worked, and much went to the Walser’s advantage. The duel was already decided after 9 fights out of 14.
AC Wals was once again named the best team in the Austrian Wrestling League on Saturday in Telfs. After a final defeat to Enzing last year, Flachgauer’s side got their revenge in impressive fashion. After 29:29 in the first leg, Matthias Oserleitner’s side won 44:11 away from home. Setting up both legions in the Greco-Roman style this time proved to be a smart move. But the way was paved by a major surprise from a local player in the first battle.
The duel began with great sensation
Walser’s young player Christian Seckl not only won an important point against Enzing’s soldier Razmik Misakyan in the lightweight fight, as happened in 1:4 the previous week, but also defeated the opponent, who was completely exhausted in the end, 11:6 after a deficit 0:6. Markus Raginger (early 12:0) and Khaledin Arabzadeh (shoulder win a few seconds later) extended the lead with favorite wins. Enzing’s Daniel Gastel achieved that as well, winning 3-0 on team points against Amer Hrustanovich, as he had done the previous week.
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