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Iran bags world Greco-Roman bronzes

TEHRAN, Sept. 18 (Mehr News Agency) - Saman Tahmasbi and Qassem Rezaii took bronze medals at the world Greco-Roman wrestling tournament in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, Tuesday.

In 84kg, Tahmasbi beat South Korea's Kim in the bronze battle.

In 96kg, Rezaii overcame his Japanese opponent 5-0 to add another bronze to Iran's asset.

Iran grabbed the 55kg gold medal Monday as Hamid Surian stood top for the third consecutive time.

Iran names lifters for world meet

TEHRAN, Sept. 18 (Mehr News Agency) - Iran Tuesday released the list of weightlifters for the world competitions in Thailand.

According to the federation, the following eight weightlifters will represent the country in the prestigious event:

77kg: Mohammad-Ali Falahatinejad, Sohrab Moradi

85kg: Shahruz Qorbani, Mohammad Sarlak

105kg: Mohsen Biranvand, Morteza Shahmohammadi

+105kg: Rashid Sharifi, Mohammad Salehi

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