Parliament Speaker Congratulates Iran Wrestling Championship

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated the country’s national freestyle wrestling team on the championship title at the 2014 Wrestling World Cup in the US.

علی لاریجانی

On Sunday night, Iran free-style wrestling team won the World Cup for the third straight year in US states of California.

In a message on Monday, Larijani congratulated the Iranian wrestlers on behalf of the country’s parliamentarians, and wished good luck for the athletes in the whole matches.

He said the motivated Iranian wrestlers could achieve the huge success while the entire world giants had attended the competitions.

The Iranian team beat Russia 6-2 in the World Cup finals at the Forum in Los Angeles.

Iran, backed by a noisy crowd of fans, could win the team title at the 2013 World Championships in freestyle wrestling.

In third-place match, host US defeated Ukraine 7-1.

Iran had already defeated Armenia (8-0), Turkey (7-1), US (5-3), and India (8-0) in Pool A. Iran took part in the competitions with 16 wrestlers in eight weight category.

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