Iran’s 72kg athlete managed to win another gold medal for the Iranian Greco-Roman wrestling team in the 2021 Islamic Countries Solidarity Games, Konya, Turkiye.

Iran PressIran Sports: The final and qualification matches of the first five weights of Greco-Roman wrestling were held on Friday night.

In 72-kg weight Mohammad-Reza Rostami in the first round beat Shahrouz Uchilov, from Tajikistan, 9-nil. In his second and semi-final match versus Mirza Bak Ramatof from Uzbekistan Rostami won 7-4 to reach the final.

In the final match, he faced Ulu Ghanizadeh from the Azerbaijan Republic in a very tight and tough match, whom he beat 9-8 to win the gold medal.

In 97-kg, Mehdi Bali after his rest lot in the first round, bat Safar Aref Niftoleiev from Azerbaijan 10-0. In the next semi-final match, he lost the match 7-3 versus Uzur Juldushibkov, the Asian champion, to lead him to the qualification match.

There he beat Safar Budjemlin from Algeria 4-0 to win the bronze medal.