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U.S. Wrestling Team To Compete In Freestyle World Cup in Iran

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

Baku, Feb 15 - US freestyle wrestling team will be traveling to Tehran to attend 2013 World Cup Tournament from February 19 to 22. The team has been in Baku since February 12 and has had exercise sessions with the Azerbaijan Republic freestyle wrestling team.

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The 15-strong team will arrive in Tehran accompanied by Azerbaijan team on February 19.

The 17-strong Azerbaijan Republic Greco-Roman wrestling team arrived in Tehran on February 14, 2013 to attend the 2013 World Cup tournament.

2013 World Cup Tournament for freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling will be held in Tehran from February 19 to 22, 2013.

Qualified countries for this year's Freestyle World Cup are Russia, Iran, the United States, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Japan, Belarus, Bulgaria and Turkey. These 10 countries, which were the top teams at the 2012 London Olympic Games, will compete in two pools of five nations on Thursday.

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