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8/15/05

Turkey takes top title at Universiade Freestyle Wrestling, Iran finishes fourth

Izmir, Aug 15, IRNA-Turkey was crowned at the freestyle wrestling tournament of the 23rd Olympic Games for students, Universiade, here Sunday.

The host celebrated the title on 50 points, followed by runner-up Russia and third-placed United States with 43 and 37 points.

Winning 31 points, Iran finished fourth while the fifth and sixth titles went to Georgia and South Korea with 28 and 26 points respectively.

Iran bagged one gold, one silver, and one bronze in the students' wrestling event.

Thirty-three countries pitted 139 wrestlers during the tourney.

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