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Iran Wins Greco-Roman World Cup

Source: Tasnim News Agency

Iran defeated defending champion Russia in the final match of the 2014 FILA Greco-Roman World Cup in Tehran, capital of Iran. The Iranian wrestlers beat Russia 6-2 in Tehran's full-packed Haftom-e Tir Hall on Friday.

photo by Ahmad Moeinijam, Islamic Republic News Agency

Azerbaijan defeated Armenia 6-2 in the bronze medal match.

Iran defeated Azerbaijan (8-0), South Korea (7-1), Finland (8-0) and Armenia (5-3) in the group stage.

Russia also defeated Hungary, Turkey, Kazakhstan and USA in the group stage.

"I congratulated all Iranians on winning the championship and I dedicate the title to them," head of Iran's Wrestling Federation Rasoul Khadem said.

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