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Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:4
Iranian Greco-Roman Wrestlers Claim World Title at U23 Championships in Hungary
TEHRAN (FNA)- Team Iran staged a superb performance at the U23 Senior Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships in the Hungarian capital city of Budapest, claiming the world title ahead of Georgia and Russia.

The under 23 Greco-Roman wrestling team of Iran won the title of U23 Senior Greco-Roman Wrestling World Championships in Budapest, Hungary after winning 6 medals on Sunday.

The national U-23 Greco-Roman wrestling team of Iran won the U23 Senior World Championships after collecting 3 gold medals and 3 bronzes on Sunday.

Meysam Dalkhani, Mohammad Reza Garayee and Ali Akbar Youssefi in the weight categories 63, 72, and 130 kg won the three gold medals while Mehdi Mohsenejad, Sajjad Amantalab, and Mohammad Hadi Saravi clinched the three bronze medals for the Iranian team. 

The Iranian wrestlers won the world title with 122 points, followed by Georgia and Russia in the second and third places with 121 and 118 points, respectively.

The U23 Senior World Championships were held in Budapest, Hungary on October 28 - 03, 2019.

Wrestling is one of most popular sports in Iran, and Iranian wrestlers are among the best practitioners of the field in the world making the country the world's powerhouse in the field and bringing home countless medals and titles from different tournaments and competitions around the world in a regular basis.

In a very recent case of Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers' success, Mohammad Ali Garayee, Alireza Nejati, and Saeid Abdevali clinched three bronze medals at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships in September.

 

 

 

 

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