Feb 24, 2020 06:33 UTC
  • Iran’s freestyle wrestling crowned Asian C'Ships

Iran’s National Team are crowned at the 2020 Asian Freestyle Wrestling Championships after pocketing 2 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze medals at the competitions which were held in New Delhi.

According to Press TV, on the second day of the tournament, and in the 92 kg category, Mohammad Javad Ebrahimi bagged a gold medal after beating Japanese opponent with a 10-0 technical fall.

Ahmad Bazri also pocketed a silver medal in the 86 kg category after losing to another Japanese rival in a close final. Meanwhile, Parviz Hadi and Mostafa Hossein-khani each won a bronze medal for Iran’s Team in 125 kg and 74kg categories respectively.

Iran’s Team had collected 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze earlier on Saturday and with the result, Iran finished first with 168 points while India and Kazakhstan finished second and third successively with 159 and 146 points.