In 125kg category of freestyle wrestling, Komeil Ghasemi of Iran easily defeated Korey Jarvis of Canada 5-2. Ghasemi then won Diaaeldin Kamal Gouda Abdelmottaleb of Egypt 7-0 in only to meet Geno Petriashvili of Georgia.
In his third match, Ghasemi had a difficult fight against Petrishvili who began better and was ahead of Ghsemi 3-1. Komeil Ghasemi but managed to get ahead 4-3 until fnial seconds when Georgian wrestler gained another point and Ghasemi won the game 4-4- to go for semifinals.
In semifinal he faced Tervel Dlagnev of the United States who was expected to be a tough match for him. Komeil Ghasemi needed just 33 seconds to earn a 10-0 technical fall over two-time world bronze medalist Tervel Dlagnev to advance to the finals at 125kg. Ghasemi picked up a takedown and then used four gut wrenches to finish the match. He will upgrade his Olympic medal as he finished with bronze in London.