Iran reaches semi-final in Wrestling World Championships
Saeed Abdevali, Iranian freestyle wrestler in the 82kg category, headed to semi-final and Ali Garaei for the 72 kg headed to quarter-finals of the World Championship.
Iran News: According to an Iran Press report, following the fourth World Championship 2018 in Budapest Hungary, Saeed Abdevali in 82 kilograms, holder of the world's gold medals and the Olympic bronze, defeated 3-0 his Azerbaijani rival, Rafig Huseynov, the Europe champion and headed to the semi-final.
Earlier in his second fight against Lasha Gubadze, the holder of the world bronze medal from Georgia, Abdevali presented a superior performance with a score of 6-2, this time with a technical hit, gained victory and proceeded to the quarter-finals.
Also Mohammad Ali Garaei holder of the Bronze Medal of the World championships and one of the main chances of Iran to win the medal in this championship, wind over Turkish rival, Murt Dag, in his second fight and in the eighth final match with the result of 7-2 and came to the forefront of the final quarter. In his third fight, Garaei is going to meet champion Rasul Chanayev, the holder of the Olympic bronze medal from Azerbaijan.
Earlier, Garaei defeated Dae Keun Park from South Korea 3-1 in his first fight .
More than 850 wrestlers from 97 countries are competing in Budapest to win one of the 30 world titles in freestyle, Greco-Roman and women's wrestling.
The championships will run through to October 28.