Levan Kelekhsashvili, top, won gold in the men's 70kg category ©Getty Images

Ukraine and Georgia claimed the most gold medals as the Beach Wrestling World Series in Sanxenxo ended.

Ukrainians Iryna Khariv Chykhradze and Daria Medvetska went head-to-head in the women’s 60 kilograms category with the former clinching gold with a 4-0 win.

Maria Victoria Baez Dilone of Spain settled for bronze after a 3-0 win over Carina Paulos Pereira Monteiro of Portugal.

The women’s 50kg saw Stefania Priceputu of Romania beating the only other participant, Spaniard Cristina Ojeda, 3-0 to win gold.

In the 70kg, Yulia Kremenza got another gold for Ukraine by getting the better of Turkey’s Hatice Ece Tekin 5-1.

Lydia Perez Tourino of Spain bagged bronze by defeating Ukraine’s Olena Nikitinska 2-0 after a dramatic semi-final loss against Kremenza.

In the over-70kg, Liudmyla Pavlovets Tychyna of Ukraine stepped up after world champion Romanian Catalina Axente failed to make it out of the group stage.

Tychyna bagged the third win of the day for Ukraine by beating Noelia Lalin Canda 3-0.
Greece’s Stefania Zacheila took bronze by defeating home favourite Cora Ayude Pallas 3-0.

While the Ukrainians shined in the women’s events, Georgian wrestlers were the one to beat among men.

In the 70kg, Levan Kelekhsashvili of Georgia registered a 2-10 win over Marwane Ahmed Yezza of France to claim gold.

Iryna Khariv Chykhradze of Ukraine, right, claimed the women's 60kg gold ©UWW
Iryna Khariv Chykhradze of Ukraine, right, claimed the women's 60kg gold ©UWW

Ramiz Hasanov of Azerbaijan bagged bronze with a 3-0 win over another home hero Carlos Alvarez Iglesias.

In the 80kg, Azerbaijan’s Omid Abdolali Kamaliaghdam edged Spain’s Mohammad Aliasghar Mottaghinia to win the gold medal.

Georgian Nika Kentchadze settled for bronze with a 3-0 demolishing of Pablo Garcia Garcia of Spain.

With only five competitors, the men’s 90KG was decided by an accumulation of victory points over five rounds.

Current 80kg world champion Davit Khutsishvili of Georgia won four out five matches to win gold.

Ibrahim Yusubov of Azerbaijan and Dato Piruzashvili of Georgia bagged silver and bronze respectively.

The over-90kg also saw four heavyweights battle it out over three rounds with Mamuka Kordzaia of Georgia coming out on top.

Silver medal went to Fatih Yasarli of Turkey and Carlos Acebron Holgado of Spainbagged the bronze medal.

The World Series returns to Cousteau Beach in Saint Laurent du Var, France from July 1 to 2.

Ranking points earned from the French leg will be counted towards the qualification for the 2023 ANOC World Beach Games in Bali.