"It’s a scandal! That’s how Anton Gorin, a Russian journalist, described Vadim Akperov’s defeat
This situation raised a lot of excitement during the XXXV World Championships in Gdynia.
Vadim Akperov lost his match to Dawid Bartosiewicz. The competitors gripped up on the table several times on the day, and eventually it was Dawid who walked away victorious, which aroused great controversy among Russians.
Motivated to make it to the final, Vadim was in very good shape, but lost to Dawid Bartosiewicz because of fouls - says Anton Gorin in his text on ru.armpower.net. - Our athlete met with Dawid in the semifinals. It was a tough and fierce battle that saw fouls given to both athletes. While attacking Dawid lifted his elbow and got a second foul which meant it was Vadim who would get to the final. However, Poland made a protest, which was rejected, though. It seemed obvious that Vadim would fight in the final.
According to Anton Gorin Vadim left the hall and got into the car as he wanted to go back to the hotel. But he was stopped by his team at the last minute..."
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