Belarusian named best wrestler of the world in 2017

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Belarusian named best wrestler of the world in 2017

The International Wrestling Federation (UWW) has named the Belarusian Vanessa Kolodinskaya the best sportswoman in 2017 in women's wrestling, the press service of the Ministry of Sport informs.

This year, Kolodinskaya won the World Wrestling Championship in Paris and became a two-time winner of this title - previously she won the championship in 2012.

Also this season, Kolodinskaya won gold at the European Championships in Serbia.

In 2017, American Jordan Burroughs was named the best free-style wrester, while the Greco-Roman title went to German Frank Staebler.