Istanbul (IP) - Iran's Greco-Roman Wrestling team won its first gold medal at the 2023 U17 World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

Iran PressAsia: Payam Ahmadi Balootaki in the 48kg won the gold medal as his beautiful techniques dazzled all the spectators and greco-roman wrestling enthusiasts.

Amirhossein Morad Abdevali won the bronze medal in the weight of 110 kg.

At 45 kg, Alireza Ahmad Amirighasroddashti, who beat Aslikyan on Tuesday morning, was defeated in the semifinals.

The 2022 U17 World bronze medalist Mohammadreza Gholamreza Gholami of Iran was defeated in the semifinals.

Iran is in second place after the first five weight classes were finished with 60 points. India led the standings with 63 points, and Uzbekistan with 52 points is in third place.