HERNING, Denmark, Sept. 22 (Mehr News Agency) -- Iran's Mehdi Taghavi Kermani claimed a gold medal in the World Wrestling Championships in Messecenter, Denmark late Monday.
The 66kg category freestyle wrestler defeated Russian Rasul Djukaev 1-0, 1-0 and won the title.
The other winners on Monday were North Korea's Kyong-Il Yang in 55 kg and Gatsalov in 96 kg. Gatsalov won the World Championships for the fourth straight time.
Iran's freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling teams are participating in the 2009 World Championships in Herning, Denmark from September 21 to 27.
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