Ghasem Rezaei Seizes Iran’s Second Greco-Roman Wrestling Bronze

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)- Ghasem Rezaei defeated Sweden’s Carl Fredrik Stefan Schoen to win Iran’s second bronze medal at the Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Saeid Abdevali had already snatched a bronze medal in the 75kg weight category. In the 98kg, gold medallist at the London 2012 Olympics, trailed Sweden’s Fredrik Schoen 4-0 at

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Greco-Roman 85 KG: Habibollah Akhlaghi out of Rio Olympics wrestling bouts

(IranSportsPress.com | PressTV)- In the repêchage round 2 on Monday evening, the 31-year-old Iranian sportsman lost to Germany’s Denis Maksymilian Kudla (3-1) who later went on to beat Hungary’s Viktor Lőrincz to win a bronze. Earlier, Akhlaghi bested Azerbaijan’s Saman Tahmasebi after losing by a technical fall to Russian opponent Davit Chakvetadze in an octafinal round contest of

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Iran’s fastest sprinter misses Olympic final

(IranSportsPress.com  | Mehrnews)- Hassan Taftian finished last in the semifinal round of Men’s 100m and eliminated from 2016 Rio Olympics. The semifinal round of 100m sprint took place in three groups to identify the eight finalists of the sportive event. Competing in Semifinals 1, the Iranian runner clocked 10.23 to come last in his group missing

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Greco-Roman Wrestler Saeid Abdevali Claims Bronze Medal in Rio Olympics

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)- The Iranian 75kg wrestler defeated Peter Bacsi from Hungary 3-1 in the bronze medal match.  South Korean Kim Hyeonwoo also won a bronze medal after beating Croatian Bozo Starcevic 3-1. Roman Vlasov from Russia snatched the gold, defeating Mark Madsen from Denmark 5-1 in the final match. Earlier in the day, Iran’s Sourian suffered

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Lozano’s men rejoice first win vs. Cuba

(IranSportsPress.com | MNA) – Iran’s national volleyball squad has gained the first blood by winning distraught Cuba to help heal the wounds of the match against Poland. Lozano’s men were Saeid Marouf, Milad Ebadipour, Seyed Mohammad Mousavi, Adel Gholami, Farhad Ghaemi, Shahram Mahmoudi, and Mehdi Marandi (as libero). Their rival Cuba was not in level of

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Abedini just short of bronze medal

(IranSportsPress.com | MNA) – Iran’s only fencer who has been a surprise by defeating world’s great figures has just come short of a medal for Iran’s delegation. Mojtaba Abedini who was a novelty and defeated all his preliminary rivals of prestige was keeping hopes for Iranian delegation as well as nation at home for a medal

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Mojtaba Abedini beats Gu, qualifies for quarterfinals

(IranSportsPress.com | Mehrnews)- Iran’s Mojtaba Abedini on Wed. qualified for the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games sabre fencing event after a 15-12 victory over South Korea’s Gu Bon-Gil. Mojtaba Abedini who managed to defeat his Ukrainian opponent in the round of 32, progressed to round of 16 to go against South Korea’s Gu Bon-Gil on Wednesday.

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