4 Iranians among world’s top freestyle wrestlers

TEHRAN, Apr. 05 (MNA) – According to the latest ranking of the United World Wrestling by the end of March 2017, four Iranian freestyle wrestlers are among the top three wrestlers in the world at various weight categories.

According to the ranking, Mostafa Hosseini Khani and Hassan Yazadni stand at the second place at 70kg and 86kg, while Hassan Rahimi and Koleil Ghasemi stand at the third place at 57kg and 125kg.

The United World Wrestling ranking by March 2017 is as follows:

57kg:

1. Vladimir Khinchegashvili (GEO) – Rio OG No.1 (1)
2. Rei Higuchi (JPN) - Rio OG No.2 (2)
3. Hassan Rahimi (IRI) – Rio OG No.3 (3)

61kg:

1. Logan Stieber (USA) – World No.1 (1)
2. Beka Lomtadze (GEO) – World No.2 (2)
3. Akhmed Chakaev (RUS) – World No.3 (3)

65kg:

1. Soslan Ramonov (RUS) – Rio OG No.1 (1)
2. Togrul Asgarov (AZE) – Rio OG No.2 (2)
3. Frank Chamizo (ITA) – Rio OG No.3 (3)

70kg:

1. Magomed Kurbanaliev (RUS) – World No.1 (1)
2. Moustafa Hosseinkhani (IRI) - World No.3 (2)
3. Israil Kasumov (RUS) – Yarygin GP No.1 (4)

74kg:

1. Aniuar Geduev (RUS) – Rio OG No.2 (1)
2. Yabrail Hasanov (AZE) – Rio OG No.3 (2)
3. Jordan BURROUGHS (USA) – World Cup No.1 (3)

86kg:

Abdulrashid Sadulaev (RUS) – Rio OG No.1 (1)
2. Hassan Yazdani Charati (IRI) – Rio OG No.1@74 (2)
3. Dauren Kurugliev (RUS) – Yasar Dogu No.1 (6)

97kg:

1. Kyle Snyder (USA) – Rio OG No.1 (1)
2. Khetag Gazyumov (AZE) – Rio OG No.2 (2)
3. Albert Saritov (ROU) – Rio OG No.3 (3)

125kg:

1. Taha Akgul (TUR) – Rio OG No.1 (1)
2. Geno Petriashvili (GEO) – Rio OG No.3 (2)
3. Komeil Ghasemi (IRI) – Rio OG No.2 (3)

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