Bulgaria's Mimi Hristova has been crowned the women's 65 kilograms gold medallist at the European Wrestling Championships in Rome ©Getty Images

Bulgaria's Mimi Hristova beat defending champion Elis Manolova of Azerbaijan in the 65 kilograms final as women's competition came to an end at the European Wrestling Championships in Rome.

The 26-year-old clinched the gold medal with a 6-3 win at the Italian capital's PalaPellicone.

Ukraine’s Iryna Koliadenko and Russia’s Mariia Kuznetsova were the bronze medallists.

Among today's other winners was Russia’s Natalia Vorobeva, who defeated Germany’s Maria Selmaier 4-1 in the 72kg final.

The bronze medals went to Romania’s Catalina Axente and Ukraine’s Alina Berezhna, the 2019 champion.

There was disappointment for Russia, however, in the 62kg final, which saw Inna Trazhukova lose 2-1 to Ukraine's Yuliia Tkach Ostapchuk.

Rounding off the podium were Bulgaria’s Taybe Yusein, last year's champion, and Azerbaijan’s Tetiana Omelchenko.

Today's two other gold medallists were Belarus' Vanesa Kaladzinskaya and Norway’s Grace Bullen.

Kaladzinskaya overcame The Netherlands’ Jessica Cornelia Francisca Blaszka 3-1 to regain the 53kg title she won in 2017.

Meanwhile, Bullen claimed a 6-1 victory over Ukraine's Alina Akobiia in the 57kg final.

Germany’s Annika Wendle and Russia’s Stalvira Orshush, the 2019 champion, were the 53kg bronze medallists.

The 57kg bronze medals went to Sweden’s Sara Johanna Lindborg and Belarus' Iryna Kurachkina.

Action in Rome is due to continue tomorrow.

Medals will be awarded in the men's freestyle 57kg, 65kg, 70kg, 79kg and 97kg categories.