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Iran tops junior Asian Wrestling Championship

TEHRAN (ISNA)-Iran Greco-Roman wrestlers ranked first in junior Asian Wrestling Championship in India with 84 points after claiming 5 gold and 4 bronze medals.

Uzbekistan came second at the competition.

Mehdi Pour Sheikh competing in (100kg) class thrashed Indian rival in final and won a gold medal.

Also Mohammad Gholami in (46kg) category, Mehrdad Bahrami in (63kg), Mehdi Zeidvand in (69kg) and Peyman Kardgar in (76kg) claimed gold medals.

Ramin Taheri in (42kg) category, Behnam Moradi in (54kg), Ali Yousefi Kia in (58kg) and Saman Norouzi in (85kg) won bronze medals.

Mehrdad Mardani competing in (50kg) was eliminated in the competition.

Iran was ranked third at the previous round of competition with 3 silver and 5 bronze medals.

... Payvand News - 08/02/09 ... --

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