Takhti Cup International Tournament kicks off in Kermanshah
The 39th round of Takhti Cup International Freestyle Wrestling Tournament began in Iran’s western city of Kermanshah on Thursday.
The tournament hosts wrestlers from Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and Iran.
A total of 130 wrestlers in 10 weight classes will compete in the tournament, slated for Feb 7-8.
The opening ceremony of the contests held at 16 p.m. local time (12:30 GMT) on Thursday. Iran’s Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Masoud Soltanifar is expected to attend the ceremony. 101