Murat Firat earned the first European title of his career ©Getty Images

Turkey enjoyed a successful final day of the European Wrestling Championships with Kerem Kamal and Murat Firat earning Greco-Roman titles in Budapest.

The pair had witnessed compatriot Riza Kayaalp claim his 11th European title yesterday at the BOK Sports Hall in the Hungarian capital, before setting out to win their maiden continental crowns.

Kamal ended his wait for a European title in the men’s 60 kilograms event, having been the runner-up in the past two editions and a bronze medallist in 2019.

The 22-year-old claimed gold with a 5-0 victory over Bulgaria’s Edmond Nazaryan in the final.

Azerbaijan’s Murad Mammadov and Armenia’s Gevorg Gharibyan completed the podium, after winning bronze medal matches against Romania’s Razvan Arnaut and Hungary’s Erik Torba.

Firat sealed back-to-back titles for Turkey on the final day, as he overcame home favourite Krisztian Vancza 3-1 in the men’s 67kg final.

The result saw Firat upgrade from the bronze medal he claimed at last year’s European Championships.

Azerbaijan’s Hasrat Jafarov and Armenia’s Slavik Galstyan were the bronze medallists on this occasion.

The wrestlers secured wins over Serbia’s Sebastian Nad and Georgia’s Ramaz Zoidze in their respective bronze medal bouts.

The Hungarian crowd were able to celebrate success in the men’s 72kg competition, where Robert Fritsch emerged as the winner.

Fritsch secured a narrow 3-2 victory over Georgia’s Shmagi Bolkvadze in the gold medal contest.

Serbia’s Ali Arsalan and Azerbaijan’s Ulvi Ganizade claimed the division’s bronze medals.

Georgian wrestlers suffered consecutive defeats in gold medal matches, as Gela Bolkvadze was beaten 2-1 by Azerbaijan’s Rafig Huseynov in the 82kg final.

Hungary’s Tamas Levai triumphed in the first bronze medal contest, before Turkey’s Burhan secured the final podium spot.

The European Championships came to an end with Bulgarian success in the men’s 97kg competition.

Kiril Milov claimed a 4-1 win over Finland’s Arvi Savolainen to win the European title for the first time in his career.

Austria’s Daniel Gastl and Ukraine’s Vladlen Kozliuk won bronze.

Turkey finished top of the overall medals table at the European Championships with seven golds, three silvers and seven bronzes.

Azerbaijan finished second with three gold, six silver and seven bronze medals.