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Photos: Iran overpowers US freestyle wrestling team 6-1 at World Cup in Tehran

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency; photos by Ahmad Moeini-Jam

Defending World champion Iranian freestyle wrestling team in a brilliant performance on Thursday evening overpowered US free style wrestling team 6-1. Iranian team set a shining record on the first day of the international tournament and powerfully won all five teams in its pool.

Earlier in the day, Iran in group B defeated Japan 7-0, Georgia 7-0 and Bulgaria 6-1 which simply indicates the might of Iranian athletes.

Iran, Russia, the United States, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Japan, Belarus, Bulgaria, and Turkey are involved in the competition.

The 10 countries, which were the top teams at the 2012 London Olympic Games, have been divided into two pools of five for this stage.

On Wednesday, the Islamic Republic of Iran won Greco-Roman Silver at Wrestling World Cup.


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