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Result: Republic of Moldova miss out on first European Games gold

Abdulrashid Sadulaev beats Moldova's Piotr Ianulov in the men's 86kg freestyle final to win yet another wrestling gold for Russian Federation.

The Republic of Moldova have missed out on a first ever gold medal at the European Games, after Piotr Ianulov tasted defeat against Abdulrashid Sadulaev in the men's 86kg freestyle.

Ianulov beat Sandro Aminashvili in the semi-finals to advance through at the Heydar Aliyev Arena, but he was outclassed by his Russian opponent in the final.

Despite losing out on gold, it is still a best ever result for Moldova at the Games, building on their two previous bronze-medal successes at this year's competition so far.

Radoslaw Marcinkiewicz and Aminashvili, of Poland and Georgia respectively, had to settle for bronze in the wrestling event.

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Gold medalist Magomedrasul Gazimagomedov of Russia stands on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Wrestling 70kg freestyle on day six of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Heydar Aliyev Arena on June 18, 2015
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Thursday's key events


ROWING
· Comeback queen and super-mum Helen Glover goes for her third Olympic gold alongside Polly Swann in the women's pair final (1.30am)
· There is also a medal on offer for GB pair Emily Craig and Imogen Grant in the lightweight women's double scull final (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· As second-fastest qualifier for the final, Team GB's James Wilby is among the medal contenders in the men's 200m breaststroke (2.44am)
· Alys Thomas takes part in the women's 200m butterfly final, although he faces a difficult task to challenge for the medals (3.28am)
· Caeleb Dressel of the USA has been touted by some as the successor to Michael Phelps, and he has the chance to notch up a fourth Olympic gold in the men's 100m freestyle final (3.37am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After Team GB's men narrowly missed out on a medal, the women get their campaign underway against the Russian Olympic Committee (3am) and New Zealand (10.30am)

HOCKEY
· It is a Great Britain vs. Netherlands double-header, with the men up first in Pool B (4.15am)
· Most eyes will be on the women's showdown between the two nations, though, as Netherlands - the world's best team - look to gain revenge on GB for defeat in the 2016 Olympic final (11am)

CANOE SLALOM
· Mallory Franklin takes part in the women's canoe semi-final, and will hope to do enough to qualify for the final later in the day (6am-8.45am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· With Simone Biles now out of the women's all-around final, the competition has been blown wide open. Team GB twins Jessica and Jennifer Gadirova are among those taking part (11.50am-2.05pm)

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