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08/13/08

Olympics: Iran collects losses in Archery, Judo and Greco-Roman Wrestling

Source: Press TV

India defeats Iran in archery

Iranian archer, Hojjatollah Vaezi
Iran's Hojjatollah Vaezi has been defeated by his Indian rival in the elimination round of men's individual archery at the Beijing Olympics.

Vaezi, the only male Iranian archer at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, lost 112-98 to his rival Mangal Singh Champia from India and was omitted from the competition on Wednesday morning.

The Indian archer was second in the men's ranking round while Vaezi was placed 64th.
Iranian archer, Najmeh Abtin


North Korea's Kwon Un Sil managed to beat Iran's female archer Najmeh Abtin 106-96 on Tuesday.

 

 

 

Belarus judoka knocks out Iran rival

Iranian judo fighter Hossein Qomi has been defeated by his Belarusian rival Andrei Kazusionak at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

The 24-year-old Belarus judoka knocked Qomi out in the -90 kg category on Wednesday morning.

The Iranian judo athlete will be able to compete for a bronze medal if Kazusionak advances to the final by defeating Japan's Hiroshi Izumi.

Kazusionak snatched the bronze medal at the 2005 World Judo Championships in Egypt.

Earlier, Iran's Arash Miresmaeili was defeated by Japan's Masato Uchishiba in the -66 kg category while Masoud Haji Akhoundzadeh who competed in the -60 kg class lost to Korean gold-medalist Choi Min-ho.

A total of 32 judo fighters have participated in the games.
 

Iran's wrestler loses to Belarusian rival

Iran's Greco-Roman wrestler Ali Mohammadi
Iran's Greco-Roman wrestler Ali Mohammadi has been defeated by his Belarusian rival Mikhail Siamionau at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

The Belarusian wrestler won a 3-1 victory over Mohammadi in the 66 kg category on Wednesday morning.

The Iranian beat his opponent from South Korea in his first encounter.

Some 20 wrestlers have participated in the 66 kg class at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Another Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Hamid Sourian was also defeated by his Korean rival to stand in the 5th place in the 55 kg class on Tuesday.

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