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Movahhed appointed Iran freestyle wrestling manager

Abdollah Movahhed was installed as the new manager of Iran's freestyle wrestling team, said Mohammad-Reza Taleqani Sunday, IRNA reported from Tehran.

President of Wrestling Federation added, "Movahhed agreed to take the job and starts his work today (Sunday) to help national team get ready for the 2004 Athens Olympic games.

"The superb performance of Iranian wrestlers in 2003 world event in New York is among the motives encouraging Movahhed to return to Iran."

Movahhed won the world golds in Manchester, Toledo, New Delhi, Mar del Plata, Edmonton in 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, and 1970 and the Olympic gold in Mexico in 1986.

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