Competing with 25 teams, Iran won five gold and two silver medals to grab the title.
In 55 kg, Yasser Khalpour of Iran outpointed his Turkish opponent 8-4 in the final to take the coveted gold.
The bronze went to a Japanese wrestler.
In 60 kg, Mostafa Akhoundi handed Iran a silver as he lost 3-2 to a finalist from Belarus.
A Moldavian wrestler won the bronze.
In 66 kg, Iran's Massoud Vahedi beat the world and Olympic champion from Moldavia, snatching the glittering gold.
A representative from the home team, Poland, bagged the bronze medal.
In 74 kg, Iran took a silver as Hadi Habibi was narrowly beaten by the world holder from Belarus, who won 4-3.
A Japanese bagged the bronze.
In 84 kg, Pejman Dorostkar crushed a US wrestler 6-3 to added another gold to Iran's asset.
The bronze was won by a wrestler from Belarus.
In 96 kg, the world champion, Hamid Seifi from Iran, retained his title by beating Wilberman from Canada 4-2.
A Ukrainian wrestler won the bronze.
In 120 kg, Iran's heavyweight wrestler Alireza Rezaei whitewashed his Ukrainian rival 10-0 to celebrate the title on walkover.
A Polish took the bronze medal.
According to the ministry, the United States, Turkey, Russia, and Canada had pitted their top wrestlers in the world event.
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