Gholamreza Takhti

  • Former wrestling champ. bestows medals to Imam Reza Museum

    By: Ramin Saffari

    Former wrestling champ. bestows medals to Imam Reza Museum

    TEHRAN, Sep. 06 (MNA) –Alireza Dabir, the former Iranian world champion of wrestling attended at Museum of Astan Quds Razavi in Mashad on Wednesday to offer his world medals to the museum. A tradition founded by popular Iranian wrestler Gholamreza Takhti who gave his medals to the holy shrine.

  • Legendary wrestler Takhti honored

    By: Mehran Riazi

    Legendary wrestler Takhti honored

    TEHRAN, Jan. 06 (MNA) – Supporters of the late legendary freestyle wrestler Gholamreza Takhti gathered in Ibn Babawayh Cemetery to commemorate his 49th death anniversary. Takhti, the most famous wrestler in Iranian history, found dead in a hotel room on January 7, 1968. The legend was known for his chivalry and sportsmanship and continues to symbolize the essence of sports to the Iranian people.