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Rio 2016 Olympics: Iran's Greco-Roman wrestler Ghasem Rezaei wins bronze

Source: Tehran Times

Iranian Greco-Roman Wrestler Ghasem Rezaei
(photo by Mehdi Zare, Mehr News Agency)

Rio de Janeiro - Ghasem Rezaei from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the men's Greco-Roman 98kg division at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The London gold medalist defeated Carl Fredrik Stefan Schoen of Sweden. Schoen was a loser in the second semifinal match, while Rezaei made his way up through the repechage rounds to win his bronze.

Iran's Ghasem Rezaei wrestling Sweden's Carl Fredrik Stefan Schoen

(photo by Mehdi Zare, Mehr News Agency)

Cenk Ildem of Turkey earned another bronze medal in the division, taking down Alin Alexuc Ciurariu of Romania.

Artur Aleksanyan of Armenia beat Yasmany Daniel Lugo Cabrera of Cuba, earning the gold medal. Lugo Cabrera took home the silver medal for that match.

Saeid Abdevali had already won a bronze medal in the 75kg.

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