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Iran makes history by winning Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup

Iran beat Turkey 4-3 in the final of the 2010 Greco-Roman Wrestling World Cup on Sunday evening in Yerevan, Armenia, and claimed the championship for the first time.

Iran defeated powerhouse Cuba 4-3 in the first round. The team overpowered the Nordic team composed of Swedish and Danish wrestlers 6-1, and then beat Armenia 4-3.

Iran finally defeated former world champion Turkey 4-3 and took home the title.

A total of eight teams namely Iran, Georgia, Turkey, Russia, Hungary, Cuba and a Nordic team in addition to the Armenian host participated in the competition from 12 to 14 February.

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