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British wrestlers win four medals

Leon Rattigan
Rattigan was part of a successful British team in Madrid

British wrestlers picked up four medals at the Spanish Grand Prix tournament in Madrid on Sunday.

Krasimir Krastanov from Manchester won the gold medal in the 55kg category, thanks to a points victory over Tim Schleicher of Germany.

London Olympic prospect Leon Rattigan won bronze in the 96kg division, while Mohammadali Haghidoust also secured bronze in the 74kg division.

In the women's 55kg division, Jayne Clayson picked up GB's third bronze.

"It was another terrific performance from our wrestlers, and to bring home four medals from a prestigious European tournament is a great result," said GB performance director Shaun Morley.



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