Iran Greco-Roman wrestlers grab two gold, two bronze medals in Asian Championships
The national Iranian Greco-Roman wrestling team finished the opening day of the Asian Championships in the Chinese city of Xi’an with two gold and two bronze medals.
Iran Press/Iran news: At the end of the opening day of the Asian Greco-Roman Wrestling Championships which is underway in the Chinese city of Xi’an on Saturday, the Iranian wrestlers clinched two gold and two bronze medals.
Hossein Nouri (87km) and Amir Ghasemimonjezi (130kg) were the two Wrestlers who brought home gold medals for Iran on the opening day of the Asian competitions, Mehr News Agency reported.
Ghasemimonjezi defeated Muminjon Abdullaev from Uzbekistan 3-2 to grab the gold medal, while Nouri beat Kumar Sunil from India 2-0 in the final showdown to collect the gold medal.
Saman Abdouvali at 63 kg division and Mohammadali Geraei at 77 kg took the bronze medals for the Iranian team.
Another Iranian representative at 55kg stood in fifth place.
The Iranian freestyle wrestlers were crowned champions of 2019 Asian Championships which was held in the same Chinese city on 23-24 April after winning 7 gold medals and 3 bronzes. 105/211/201