Hasan Rahimi wins Bronze medal in 57 kg of Olympics Free-Style wrestling

(IranSportsPress.com | PressTV)- Iran’s Hassan Sabzali Rahimi downed his Cuban opponent Yowlys Bonne Rodriguez in the third-place contest of men’s 57kg weight category. While Rahimi had a 9-0 lead over his Cuban opponent, he pinned Rodriguez’s shoulders to the mat to win the bout by a fall in the third round and collect the bronze medal. Rahimi, who

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Kimia Alizadeh wins Iran’s first ever female Olympics medal

(IranSportsPress.com | PressTV)– Iran’s Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin has won the bronze medal in the -57kg class of taekwondo competitions at the Rio 2016 Olympics, becoming the first Iranian woman to win an Olympic medal. The 18-year-old Iranian athlete beat Nikita Glasnovic of Sweden 5-1 on Thursday after winning her repechage match with Thailand’s Phannapa Harnsujin 14-10. “I wish I had made history

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