Mardani wins bronze in Asian Games Greco-Roman wrestling

JAKARTA, Aug. 21 (MNA) – Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Mehrdad Mardani has added another bronze medal to his country’s medal tally in the 2018 Asian Games currently underway in Indonesia.

Iran’s representative at 60kg won the bronze medal after defeating Islomjon Bakhramov from Uzbekistan 8-0.

Mardani beat a Korean wrestler 7-3 in his first match, but failed to reach the final match after losing to a Japanese wrestler 9-0.

He then won his third match against a Greco-Roman wrestler from the host country Indonesia 9-0 to enter the match for a third place.

With his medal, Iran has so far bagged 4 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals in the 2018 Asian Games which is currently underway in Indonesia.

The event will wrap up on 2 September. Iran is participating with 378 athletes.


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