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8/29/04

Rezaei pinned, gives Iran 120 kg freestyle silver

Athens, Aug 29, IRNA -- Iranian 120 kg freestyle wrestler Alireza Rezaei was pinned in the final to win the silver medal of the 28th Olympic Games in Athens on Saturday night.


photo: ISNA

Artur Taymazov from Uzbekistan needed a little over four minutes to grab the coveted gold on fall.

Bronze went to Turkey's Aydin Polatci, who defeated his Kazakh rival Marid Mutalimov in a slow bout.

The Turkish got the third deciding point in the additional time after the officials reviewed video and confirmed Polatci's winner.

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