Iranian Greco-Roman Wrestlers Win Three Bronze Medals at World C’ships

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iran Greco-Roman wrestlers claimed three bronze medals at the First Day of the World Wrestling Championships in Paris, France on Monday. In the bronze medal bouts, Iran snared medals in three of the finals. Mohammadali Geraei was one point away from losing by technical fall to 2016 world silver medalist Daniel Cataraga from Moldavia

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Iran Greco-Roman team claim title at Asian Junior Championships

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran Greco-Roman wrestling team finished in first place at the 2017 Asian Junior Championships . Iranian wrestlers snatched five gold medals and two silvers in the competition. Iran won the title with 71 points, followed by Kazakhstan (58 points) and India (55 points). The 2017 Junior Asian Wrestling Championships got underway at the National

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Iran candidate for hosting 2019 world wrestling champinship

(IranSportsPress.com-IRNA)- Iran’s Wrestling Federation wants to host free-style and Greco-Roman competitions of 2019 world wrestling championship. ‘The request has been accepted by Wrestling Federation’s Presiding Board in a meeting which was held with the attendance of members of the Presiding Board and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Masoud Soltanifar and his support of hosting

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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 legendary Greco-Roman wrestler Sourian qualifies for Rio(VIDEO)

(Iransportspress.com  | Tehran Times)- The London 2012 gold medalist and six-time world champion Hamid Sourian won gold medal in Greco-Roman at the 2nd World Olympic Games Qualifier at the Bagcilar Sports Complex on Friday. Sourian defeated Croatian Ivan Lizatovic 9-0 and then beat German Erik Weiss 8-0 in quarter-final. He defeated Ukraine’s Tsymbalyuk Dmitry 8-0 in the

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