MOSCOW, Sept. 7 (Mehr News Agency) -- Iran's Greco-Roman wrestlers Hamid Sourian and Amir Aliakbari claimed the gold medals in the 2010 World Wrestling Championship.
Defending champion Sourian beat South Korean Gyu-Jin Choi on Monday night in 55kg class and won the title for the fifth successive year.
Amir Aliakbari was another Iranian wrestler who won gold
medal. The 96kg class defeated Tsimafei Dzeinichenka of Belarus in the final and
won his first gold medal. Aliakbari also beat Olympic gold medalist Aslanbeck
Khushtov in the tournament.
"Defeating Khushtov is a big job. I hardly tried during the past months and I want to present my gold to my mother," the 96 kg class said.
More than 1,200 athletes from 100 countries have participated in the 2010 World Wrestling Championship in Moscow.
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