The rector, Alan Ogoev, and the president of NOSU, Akhurbek Magometov, congratulated Artur Naifonov, a law student, with his recent victory at the European Wrestling Championships.

“It is always pleasant when our guys win at significant international competitions. By getting a gold medal Artur brings honor to our country. I congratulate you on this great victory and I hope there will still be many more of such high profile successes in your career,” – said Akhurbek Magometov.

According to Alan Ogoev, NOSU continues a glorious tradition. So far 7 Olympic champions from various sports have graduated from the university. Among them is Soslan Ramonov, who triumphed at Rio de Janiero in 2016.

The university leadership gave the present European champion personal gifts. In turn Artur Naifonov thanked the university for their support.

The sportsman reveived a gold medal at the European Wrestling Championships in the 86 kg category.

The final round between Naifonov and Aleksandr Gostiev from Aizerbaijan ended in a 1:1 draw. The Russian was awarded the victory based on his last results