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04/20/08

7 Iranian wrestlers to go for the gold in Beijing

TEHRAN, Apr. 20 (Mehr News Agency) -- Wrestler Ali Asghar Bazri (74 kg class) won the last Olympics berth on the Iranian wrestling team in Switzerland on Sunday. Iran will send seven wrestlers to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games to compete in all categories.

Abbas Dabbaghi in the 55 kg class, Morad Mohammadi (60 kg class), and Mehdi Taghavi (66 kg class) also qualified for the Olympics at the Freestyle Wrestling Tournament, which is currently underway in Switzerland.

Iran's Reza Yazdani (84 kg class), Saeed Ebrahimi (96 kg class), and Fardin Masumi (120 kg class) won Olympic berths earlier this year at the 2008 Asian Wrestling Championship in South Korea.

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