Iran's Greco-Roman Team Wins Title in Asian Championships
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's national Greco-Roman wrestling team won the title in the Asian Wrestling Championships in Gumi, South Korea, after bagging several medals.
The Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers won three gold medals, one silver and one bronze medal.
The Iranian team won the Men's Greco-Roman division with 54 points.
China came second with 51 points while South Korea finished at the third place with 47 points.
Habibollah Akhlaghi defeated the Uzbek wrestler Besiki Saldadze in the 84kg class and claimed gold for the Iranian team. Hadi Alizadeh Pournia also beat Takehiro Kanakubo from Japan and scored the gold medal in the 74kg weight class.
Meanwhile, Davoud Gilnirang seized the third gold after trouncing Xiao Di from China in the 96kg category.
Afshin Biabangard won the silver in the 66kg category, while Mohammad Ghorbani also grabbed the bronze in the 120kg weight class.