Oct 24, 2019 19:54 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Oct 24, 2019 20:04 Asia/Tehran]
  • Iranian wrestler wins gold in 2019 Military World Games
    Iranian wrestler wins gold in 2019 Military World Games

Iranian wrestler Pejman Poshtam won gold medal on Thursday at Men 77kg category of the World Military Games that are being held in Wuhan, China.

Iran Press/ Asia: Poshtam defeated his Azerbaijani rival Hassan Aliyev in the finals of the Men 77kg category to wear the gold medal on Thursday, reported Iran Press.

The Iranian military officer had beaten North Korean, German and Romanian wrestlers to win the category.

Also, Amin Mirzazaeh of Iran finished third to win bronze at Men 130kg Greco-Roman category.

100 military athletes from Iran are taking part in several disciplines like cycling, orienteering, wrestling, life-saving, volleyball, archery, parachuting, track, and fields.

Thousands of military athletes from member states of the International Military Sports Council, or CISM, are participating in the 10-day 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei province, in October. 207

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