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Sat Jan 25, 2020 3:0
Iran Crowned Champion at Int'l Takhti Wrestling Cup
TEHRAN (FNA)- The 40th round of the International Takhti Greco-Roman Wrestling Cup commemorating legendary wrestler late Gholamreza Takhti which opened in Shiraz on Thursday ended with Iran’s championship on Friday.

The competition was attended by 116 Iranian and foreign wrestlers and Iran came first while Armenia and Tajikistan stood second and third, respectively.

In the final of the contest and in the category of 55 kilograms, Pouya Nasser overpowered Pouya Dadmarz and won gold.

In the class of 60-kilogram category, Mehdi Mohsennejad defeated Iman Mohammadi and bagged gold.

Meysam Delkhani won gold in the class of 63 kilograms while Hossein Assadi grabbed gold in the category of 67 kilograms.

Amin Kavyanimejad, Pejman Pashtam and Mehdi Ebrahimi won gold medals in the categories of 72 kilograms, 77 kilograms and 82 kilograms, respectively.

Behrouz Hedayat stood first in the category of 87 kilograms while Mohammad Hadi Saravi ranked first in the 97-kilogram category.

In the class of 130 kilograms, Ali Akbari-Yousefi defeated Parsa Nazari and was crowned champion of the category.

 

 

 

 

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