Jan 28, 2024, 2:41 PM

Iran’s Azimi into final in 2024 Yarygin wrestling tournament

Iran’s Azimi into final in 2024 Yarygin wrestling tournament

TEHRAN, Jan. 28 (MNA) – Iranian freestyle wrestler Mohammad-Mobin Azimi qualified to the final in the 2024 Yarygin wrestling tournament underway in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

Iran’s Azimi emerged victorious against his rivals from Russia Arsen Ali Musalaliev 7-4, Nazhmudinov 4-0 to reach the quarterfinal.

In the quarterfinal, Azimi defeated Azamat Zakuev from Russia 8-6 to qualify for the semifinal.

In the semifinal, the Iranian freestyle wrestler beat another Russian opponent Shamil-Imam Gadzhialiev 9-0 to reach the final.

In the final, Azimi will compete with a Russian contestant Magomed Kurbanov to gain the gold medal.

The preliminary stage of the sporting event was held on Sunday in 74, 86, 92, and 97 weight categories.

Iran's national wrestling squad comprised Adel Panahian (74kg), Ali Savadkoudi (86kg), Mohammad-Mobin Azimi (92kg) and Abolfazl Babalou (97kg) competed with rivals on the first day of the tournament.

All Iranian freestyle wrestlers were eliminated from the tournament except Azimi.

The 2024 Yarygin wrestling tournament is underway in Krasnoyarsk, Russia on January 25-28.


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