Final roster released for Freestyle World Cup

TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Technical staff of Iran’s national wrestling squad has announced the final combination of freestylers for the 2017 World Cup to convene in Kermanshah.

Iran wrestling Federation will organize the Senior Freestyle World Cup to be competed by eight top teams of the world in Imam Khomeini Sport Venue of Kermanshah Province on February 16-17.

The Iranian outfit has been seeded in Group B of the tournament along with Turkey, India and Mongolia.

The names of the selected senior Iranian freestyle athletes are as follow:

57kg: Hassan Rahimi and Younes Sarmasti

61kg: Behnam Ehsanpour and Masoud Esmaeilpour

65kg: Meysam Nasiri and Mahdi Yeganeh Jafari

70kg: Mostafa Hosseinkhani and Hamed Shiri

74kg: Peyman Yarahmadi and Bahman Teimouri

86kg: Hassan Yazdani and Alireza Karimi

97kg: Amir Mohammadi and Hossein Shahbazi

125kg: Komeil Ghasemi and Yadollah Mohebbi

Iranian wrestlers will be led by Mohammad Talaei as the head coach in the 2017 Freestyle World Cup.


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