The ranking and finals of the second three weights of the 2023 Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov International Wrestling Tournament began in Sofia on Saturday and Iran's heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler won the gold medal.

Iran PressEurope: The 60th edition of the event began on March 2 in Sofia, Bulgaria, and will run until March 5.

The tournament is being held in honor of Dan Kolov who was the first European freestyle wrestling champion from Bulgaria and European and world champion Nikola Petrov.

The heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler Morteza Alghosi (130kg) took a gold medal, after defeating Shion Obata from Japan 10-1 in the first round. In the next round and in the quarter-final stage, he defeated Hossein Alishahi from Switzerland 3 -1 and made it to the semi-final stage.

Alghosi managed to defeat Marin Marinov from Bulgaria 12- 6 and reach the finals. He defeated Konsta Mainpayeh from Finland 4-3 and won the gold medal.