Apr 24, 2019 07:46 UTC

Iran’s Free-style wrestlers have pocketed 3 gold and 2 bronze medals with a brilliant performance in the first day of the 2019 Asian Wrestling Championships, which is currently underway in China.

According to Press TV, Iran’s team bagged the first gold medal after Reza Atri beat his North Korean opponent in the 57KG category. Then Bahman Teimouri and veteran wrestler Reza Yazdani tallied two more gold medals in 79 and 97KG categories respectively.

Meanwhile, Younes Emami in 70 KG category and Peyman Biabani in 65 KG category managed to win bronze medals. The freestyle event will finish on Wednesday.