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6/8/03

Iran declared champion of Asian wrestling games

The Islamic Republic of Iran on Sunday by winning seven gold medals, four silvers and two bronze medals was declared the champion of the 16th Asian Senior Freestyle and Greco Roman Style Wrestling Championship in New Delhi, IRNA reported.

The Iranian free style wrestling team gained six gold and one silver medal and its total points reached to 69.

Also, the Iranian Greco-Roman wrestling team obtained one gold, three silver and two bronze medals and its total points became 60.

With the end of 16th Asian Senior Freestyle and Greco Roman Style Wrestling Championship Sunday evening, the tally and categorization of the three top winners of the event in the freestyle and Greco-Roman are as follows:

FREE STYLE

Ranking Points

1. Iran 69

2. India 47

3. Japan 36

GRECO ROMAN

Ranking Points

1. Iran 60

2. Kazakhstan 57

3. South Korea 54

The glorious flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran fluttered seven times as the Iranian national anthem was played in the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi in jubilation of delightful win.

... Payvand News - 6/8/03 ... --



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