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09/26/09

Iranian Wrestler Hamid Sourian Wins His Fourth Gold


HERNING, Denmark, Sept. 26 (Mehr News Agency) -- Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Hamid Sourian won the title of the 2009 FILA World Championships in Herning, Denmark to collect his fourth gold medal of the World Championships.

Sourian defeated Spanish Joaquín Martínez 2-0, Spenser Mango from the U.S. 2-0, Erhan Karakus of Turkey 2-0, Dane Hakan Nyblom 2-0 and advanced to the final game.

Sourian defeated Armenia's Roman Amoyan 2-0 in the final and won his fourth straight World title in Greco-Roman.

The talented Iranian wrestler had already claimed the gold medals in 2005 Budapest, 2006 Guangzhou and 2007 Baku. He has also won the 2007 Bishkek and 2008 Jeju City in the Asian Junior Championships.

"I tried hard in the past ten months to get gold in the World Championships. I believed in myself and proved my failure in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games was accidental," Sourian said.

The 2009 FILA Wrestling World Championships at the Messecenter Herning exhibition center will finish September 27.

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