(Persia Digest) – Iran’s junior freestyle wrestling team has won 5 gold and 4 bronze medals to win the Asian championships in India.

The freestyle wrestling championships took place on 21 and 22 July 2018 at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi. Gold medal winners for Iran were Amir-Hossein Kavousi, Sajjad Gholami, Abbas Foroutan, Sajjad Azizi, and Amir Yari in the 70, 79, 92, 97, and 125 kg categories. Four bronze medals were won by Reza Alijanzadeh, Amir-Hossein Maghsoudi, Ali Savadkouhi, and Sajjad Azizi in the 57, 65, 74, and 86 kg categories. The team obtained 189 points.

Iran was followed by India and Uzbekistan with 173 and 128 points in 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

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