Tehran (IP) - Hassan Yazdani, the star of the Iranian national freestyle wrestling team, became a member of the Athletes Commission of the United World Wrestling (UWW) for four years with the votes of the wrestlers present at the World Championships in Norway.

Iran PressIran News: The election of the UWW Athletes Commission was held during the 2021 World Wrestling Championships in Oslo, Norway.

Wrestlers from Hungary, Japan, Armenia, Costa Rica, Nigeria and Australia were selected as other commission members.

The role of the Athletes' Commission (established in 2013) is to protect the rights and interests of all United World Wrestling Olympic-style athletes. The Athletes' Commission members reach out and communicate with active athletes as peers to collect feedback. The Athletes' Commission acts as the voice of the athletes to United World Wrestling.

In the previous two periods, Hamid Soorian and Komeil Ghasemi from Iran were members of the UWW Athletes Commission.


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