Kyrgyzstan's Zholaman Sharshenbekov, right, eased to a 10-0 win by technical fall in the Greco-Roman 60kg final against South Korea's Chung Han-jae, left, at the Asian Championships in Astana ©UWW

Kyrgyzstan's world champion Zholaman Sharshenbekov defended his men's Greco-Roman 60 kilograms title at the United World Wrestling (UWW) Senior Asian Championships in Astana.

He dominated throughout the day in his weight category at the Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov Martial Arts Palace, starting with a 10-0 win against India's Sumit Dalal in the quarter-finals and following it with a 4-0 victory against Maito Kawana of Japna.

Sharshenbekov dominated the final against South Korea's Chung Han-jae, claiming a 10-0 victory by technical fall.

Kawana took a bronze with a 14-6 triumph over Dalal, and China's Cao Liguo won the other match for joint-third 4-2 against Yernur Fidakhmetov of Kazakhstan.

Greco-Roman competition concluded at the Asian Championships today, and Akylbek Talantbekov provided another gold for Kyrgyztsan at 82kg.

Last year's under-23 Asian champion beat Kazakhstan's home favourite Dias Kalen 3-2, his opponent losing in the final for the second consecutive year.

Japan's Yuya Maeta won 3-1 against Uzbekistan's Mukhammadkodir Rasulov and Iran's Alireza Mohmadi 5-1 against India's Rohit Dahiya in the bouts for bronze.

Ibragim Magomadov provided the host nation's first gold medal of the Championships, notching a 5-2 victory over Iran's Sajjad Imentalab in the 72kg final.

Adilkhan Nurlanbekov of Kyrgyzstan edged past Iraq's Ali Mohammed for bronze, with Vikas Dalal of India securing the other medal 8-0 at the expense of China's Tan Jian.

Uzbekistan also won their first gold medal of the event, last year's under-23 Asian champion Abror Atabaev thrashing Japan's Kyotaro Sogabe 10-0 by technical fall.

Razzak Beishekeev of Kyrgzystan eased past Iran's Reza Abbasi 9-0 for bronze, with two-time Asian champion Almat Kebispayev of Kzakhstan matching his medal by beating Tajikistan's Firuz Mirzoradzhabov 7-3.

Iran won four or the available five Greco-Roman gold medals on the first day of the UWW Senior Asian Championships, but only Mehdi Balihamzehdeh emerged victorious for the country on the second day with a 7-4 win against Kyrgyzstan's Uzur Dzhuzupbekov in the 97kg final.

Olzhas Syrlybay added another bronze for Kazakhstan in that weight category, beating India's Narinder Cheema 4-1, with Japan's Yuta Nara ranking joint-third through a 5-2 triumph over China's Li Yiming.

Women's wrestling competition is due to be held tomorrow and on Wednesday (April 12) at the UWW Senior Asian Championships.