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8/29/04

Iran finishes Olympics with two gold, two silver and two bronze

Iran Sunday wrapped up the Olympic Games with two gold medals, two silver and two bronze, in which the 'Iranian Hercules' Hossein Rezazadeh extended his reign as the world`s strongest man, IRNA reported from Tehran.


Rezazadeh returns to Tehran
photo: ISNA

The other gold medal was earned in taekwondo by Hadi Saei in 68kg category. Also in this field, Youssef Karami earned a bronze in 80kg.


Taekwondo medalists: Hadi Saei (gold) and Youssef Karami (bronze)
photo: ISNA

In freestyle wrestling, Iran earned 2 silvers and a bronze. Alireza Rezaei gave Iran a silver in 120 kg.


Alireza Rezaei
photo: ISNA

On the final day, Iran's 96 kg freestyle wrestler Alireza Heidari won the bronze medal of Olympics wrestling competitions after beating US Daniel Cormier 3-2.


Alireza Heidari
photo: ISNA

Earlier, Masoud Jokar conceded gold to Yandro Miguel Quintana of Cuba in the 60kg freestyle wrestling weight division by a score of 4-0.


Masoud Jokar
photo: ISNA

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