Iran crowned champion at World Deaf Freestyle Wrestling C’ships

TEHRAN, Jun. 18 (MNA) – Gaining 5 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals and a total point of 193, Iran was crowned champion at the 5th World Deaf Senior Freestyle Wrestling Championships held in Vladimir, Russia.

Mohammad Siavoshi (57kg), Hossein Nouri (70kg), Hossein Darikvand (74kg), Mohsen Manouchehri (86kg) and Mohammad-Rasoul Qamarpour (92kg) each snatched a gold medal at the competitions while Keivan Rostamabadi (61kg) won the only silver medal for Iran.

Also, Saied Younesi (79kg) and Akbar Saberi (97kg) were the Bronze-winners of the Iranian squad.

Turkey also gained 193 points but thanks to Iran’s 5 gold medals compared to Turkey’s 4 gold, Iran ranked first and Turkey stood second. The host Russia finished third with 180 points.

The tournament started in both Greco-Roman and Freestyle on June 11 and will end on June 19. The competitions are in both junior and senior levels.

On June 15, Iranian deaf Greco Roman wrestlers took the third place in the competitions by winning four silver and three bronze medals.


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