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Iran's Surian snatches world Greco-Roman gold

TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Mehr News Agency) - Hamid Surian from Iran took the glittering gold at the 55kg event of the world Greco-Roman wrestling bouts in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, Monday.

The Iranian grabbed the coveted gold for the third consecutive time with a victory over his rival from South Korea in the final showdown.

Surian qualified for the Olympic Games in the Chinese capital Beijing.

Iran stands third at Asian yachting meet

TEHRAN, Sept. 17 (Mehr News Agency) - Iran finished third at the 12th Asian yachting tournament in South Korea Sunday.

The team snatched 28 medals, including 13 golds, 7 silvers, and 8 bronzes.

In the youth event, Iran lifted the trophy with an asset of 8 gold, two silver, and two bronze medals.

... Payvand News - 9/18/07 ... --

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