Pahlavani wrestling roster released for Takhti Cup

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (MNA) – Two pahlavani teams will represent Iran at the International Senior Free style, Greco-Roman and Pahlavani wrestling Tournament ‘Takhti Cup’ to convene in Mashhad.

The sportive event, known as Takhti Cup, will be held on January 18-20, 2017 in northeast Iranian city of Mashhad with attendance of prominent world countries.

Organized by Iran Wrestling Federation, the tournament will be competed under the United World Wrestling (UWW) regulations on 4 approved mats.

Arrival of teams will be 17th January while weigh-in for all weight categories in Freestyle, Greco-Roman and Pahlavani will be on 18th January. The competition will be held in 2 days in team dual format and departure of teams is 21st January.

Accordingly, the names of wrestlers in the two Pahlavani teams of Iran are as follows:

Team A:

60kg: Jalal Alizadeh

70kg: Hamid Elahian

80kg: Ahmad Jafakesh, Adel Haghbin

90kg: Mojtaba Kalantarian

100kg: Sina Gholami

+100kg: Ashkan Mardani

Team B:

60kg: Mohsen Khorramjah, Habibollha Sohrabi

70kg: Mohammad Naderi, Ebrahim Valian

80kg: Seyed Jafar Ghasemi

90kg: Arashk Mohebi

100kg: Mohammad Hassan Rostami

+100kg: Akbar Sobhani


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