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Iran in Kabaddi finals of Asian Games

Report by Press TV; photos by Majid Asgaripour, Mehr News Agency

Iran beat Pakistan in kabaddi semis in 2010 Asian Games. The Iranian kabaddi squad has made it to the finals by defeating Pakistan at the 2010 Asian Games held in Guangzhou, China.

The Iranian men's team beat Pakistan 17 to 16 in a close competition to face India in the event's finals.

India trounced Japan 52 to 17 in the semis.

Kabaddi is a sport that is mostly dominated and popular in South Asian countries.

In kabaddi, two teams occupy opposite halves of a field and take turns sending a raider into the other half to win points by tagging or wrestling members of the opposing team. The raider then tries to return to his own half holding his breath.

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