National freestyler strikes gold at Dmitry Korkin Cup

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) – Younes Emami, member of Iranian freestyle outfit, managed to stand on top of the podium at the tenth edition of Dmitry Korkin Cup in Russia’s Yakutsk.

The International free-style wrestling grand prix tournament in memory of honored Russian couch, Dmitry Korkin, is slated to kick off on September 30 in Yakutsk, Russia and ran through October 01.

In the finals of 65-kilogram weight category, Iran’s Emami overpowered his Russian rival and won the title in the sportive event.

The tournament was conducted under UWW freestyle rules in 57, 61, 65, 70, 74, 86, 97 and 125 weight categories.

Winners were awarded with medals, diploma and money prizes with the first-place athlete receiving 2,000 US dollars. Second- and third-place winners were awarded with 1,500 and 1,000 dollars respectively.


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