Iran’s junior Greco-Roman wrestling team clinches title at Asian c’ships

TEHRAN, Jul. 18 (MNA) – The National Iranian junior Greco-Roman wrestling team won the title today at the Asian Championships with 6 gold, 3 silver and one bronze medals.

Asian Championships was held in New Delhi, India on July 17-18.

At the end of the competitions, Iranian representatives Pouya Naserpour, Bahram Marouf Khani, Amin Kavianinejad, Hossein Forouzandeh, Mohammad Hadi Saroey and Amin Mirzazadeh at 55, 63, 72, 82, 87 and 130 kilograms, respectively, snatched 6 gold medals, while Ali Reza Nejati, Shayan Afifi and Vahid Dadkhah won the 3 silver medals at the 60, 77 and 97 kg categories, respectively.

Meanwhile, Sajjad Iman Talab collected Iran’s only bronze medal at 67kg.

The Iranian young wrestlers were crowned with 225 points, followed by national teams of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with 147 and 135 points, respectively.

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