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Ukrainian Greco-Roman wrestler Jean Beleniuk won the gold medal at the European Games 2019.

After the referee announced his win, the Ukrainian athlete did a bit of a national hopak dance.

The Ukrainian won in the category under 87 kg.

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In the final round, Beleniuk defeated Azerbaijan's Islam Abbasov, for the second time in a year.

It should be noted that Beleniuk became a silver medalist at the European Games 2015 in Baku.

Hopak is Beleniuk's traditional dance he performs after each winning battle.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine won 51 medals at the European Games 2019.