RIO DE JANEIRO (Sputnik) – Geduev lost to Iran’s Hassan Yazdani with a score of 3 to 1 on Friday.
Bronze went to Azerbaijan’s Jabrayil Hasanov, who beat Uzbekistan’s Bekzod Abdurakhmonov with a score of 3 to 1, and to Turkey’s Soner Demirtas, who won against Kazakhstan’s Galymzhan Usserbayev with a score of 3 to 0.
Geduev’s silver is Russia’s 48th medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Russia currently has 13 golds, 16 silvers and 19 bronzes and is in the fourth place in terms of the medal toll (the United States is first with 37 golds, Great Britain is second with 23 golds and China is third with 22 golds).
The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are being held in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro from August 5 until August 21. Brazil is the first South American country to host the competition.