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

Continue Reading →

Rahimi among world’s top freestylers in April 2016

(Iransportspress.com | Mehrnews)- Iran’s freestyler Hassan Rahimi has been named the world’s second best athlete in the 57kg category in the April 2016 edition of the United World Wrestling rankings. The 26-year-old freestyle wrestler won the second ranking spot of the 57-kilogram weight class, standing behind Vladimir Khinchegashvili from Georgia. Russian freestyle wrestler Viktor Lebedev, Jong

Continue Reading →