Iranian wrestlers win championship at Asian tournament

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TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) – With four medals gold medals, and one silver and two bronze medals Iran has won title at the Asian Senior Wrestling Championships in India.

Ramin Taheri, Hossein Nouri, Mostafa Salehizade and Behnam Mehdizadeh snatched gold medals in the event while one silver was gained by Afshin Biabangard who overcame his Indian opponent 3-1 and the Kirgiz opponent 5-4 on Thursday.

Saman Abdevali and Ali Arsalan won bronze medals to rise the total medals of Iran to seven, which made Iran the champion of the continent for the the 11th time.

 Kazakhstan and South Korea stood at the second and third places, respectively.

The Asian Senior Wrestling Championships kicked off in New Delhi, India, on May 10, and will run through May 14, 2017.

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