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Result: Taha Akgul wins wrestling gold for Turkey in men's 125kg freestyle

Turkey's Taha Akgul beats Aleksei Shemarov to win gold in the men's wrestling freestyle 125kg.

Turkey's Taha Akgul has won gold in the men's wrestling freestyle 125kg with victory over Belarus's Aleksei Shemarov in the final.

Akgul dominated the match and won 3-0 on classification points, thanks to a first-period score of 6-0.

The 24-year-old clinched his country's fifth gold of the Games, in a result which moves them up to sixth in the medal table.

Georgia's Geno Petriashvili and Azerbaijan's Jamaladdin Magomedov claimed bronze.

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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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CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
United StatesUnited States42410
Republic of KoreaRepublic of Korea2035
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia1427
19  Great BritainGreat Britain0112
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Sunday's key events

· Wave conditions permitting, surfing will make its Olympic debut (11pm-8.20am)

· Another debutant sport at this Olympics, most eyes will be on American Nyjah Huston in the men's street contest as he looks to add Olympic gold to his four world titles and 12 X-Games golds. (12.30am-5am)

· History beckons for Jade Jones as she looks to become a three-time Olympic champion - something never done before in the sport prior to these Games (2am-1.45pm)
· Team GB's Bradly Sinden - world champion two years ago - is also going for gold in the men's -68kg category (2am-1.45pm)

· Already-legendary gymnast Simone Biles makes her first appearance of the Games in the women's qualifying event (2am-2pm)

· The first swimming medals of the Games will be dished out, with home favourite Daiya Seto going for gold in the men's 400m individual medley (2.30am-4.20am)

· Lizzie Deignan is among the Team GB team looking for success in the women's road race (5am-9.30am)

· Reigning two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray starts his title defence against Canadian hotshot Felix Auger-Aliassime (7am approx.)

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