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Iran crowned Asian Greco-Roman wrestling champs

Press TV -- Iran Greco-Roman wrestling team has become the Asian champions after picking up 55 points at the 2008 Asian wrestling championships.

Kazakhstan finished runner-up with 53 points and Japan captured the third spot with 50 points at the Asian events on Jeju Island, South Korea.

Iran's Greco-Roman wrestler Qasem Rezaei earned a gold medal on Sunday to secure a 2008 Olympics berth.

Rezaei beat a wrestler from Kazakhstan to win the gold medal at the 96 kg category.

On Saturday, Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers won one silver and two gold medals at the competitions.

... Payvand News - 03/23/08 ... --

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