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08/14/08

Olympics: No Medals For Iran in Greco-Roman Wrestling

Source: Press TV

The Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers exited the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games with no medals.

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Qasem Rezaei was defeated by Mindaugas Ezerskis of Lithuania on Thursday. The Lithuanian wrestler beat Rezaei 2-1 in the 96 kg category.

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Masoud Hashemzadeh also suffered a 2-0 defeat to his Russian rival, Hassan Bareov, in the 120 kg class on the same day.

Hashemzadeh quit the fight for the bronze medal due to a knee injury.

Iran's Saman Tahmasbi, who beat his Ukrainian opponent Oleksandr Daragan in the 84 kg category, lost his second encounter 2-0 to Turkey's Nazmi Avluca.
 

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