Iranian wrestlers bag 3 bronze medals at AIMAG

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Esmaeil Amiri (68kg), Ghasem Dazi (75kg), and Habibollah Torabi (82kg) won bronze medals at traditional wrestling category of 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

Habibollah Torabi who won his first game in the weight category of -82 kilogram, lost his semi-final event against a Turkman opponent to jointly bag the bronze medal in the category of traditional wrestling at 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.

The same destiny plagued the other Iranian wrestler Ghasem Dazi who overwhelmed his Uzbek rival 4-0 before conceding in the semi-final stage before another wrestler of the hosts, 4-0.

Esmaeil Amiri of the 68 kilogram class, the same way was defeated by a Turkmen rival at the semi-final stage to garner the third bronze medal of the field for Iran. A stage earlier he had defeated hi Uzbek rival 2-0.

The Iranian squad of traditional wrestlers is made up of Ghasem Norouzi (57kg), Hamid Bahrami (62kg), Esmaeil Amiri (68kg), Ghasem Dazi (75kg), Habib Torabi (82kg), Davoud Evazzadeh (90kg), Abdollah Iri (100kg) as well as Abdolvahed Mohammadi (+100kg).

Since September 16, the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games is underway in Turkmenistan‘s capital city of Ashgabat. The tournament is scheduled to wrap up on September 27.

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