Greco-Roman World Cup: Iran Beats Finland
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran earned its third victory in a row in the 2014 FILA Greco-Roman World Cup in Tehran.
On Thursday, the Iranian wrestling team defeated Finland 8-0. The team has already defeated Azerbaijan 8-0 and South Korea 7-1 respectively.
Iran will face Armenia on Friday in its final Group B match.
Defending champion Russia, Turkey, the USA, Kazakhstan and Hungary are in Group A.
Iran's scores on the first day of competitions are as follows:
Iran (IRI) df. Finland (FIN), 8-0
59kg- Hamid Soryan (IRI) df. Jussi- Pekka NIEMISTO (FIN) by TF, 8-0
66kg- Omid Noroozi (IRI) df. Tero VALIMAKI (FIN) by TF, 8-0
71kg- Broomand Aslan (IRI) v. Henri PALOMAKI (FIN), 6-2
75kg- Farshad Alizadeh (IRI) v. No wrestler (FIN) via forfeit
80kg- Habibollah Akhlaghi (IRI) v. Aleksandr KAZAKEVIC (LTU), 6-0
85kg- Davood Akhbari (IRI) v. Antti HAKALA (FIN), 7-0
98kg- Mehdi Aliyari (IRI) v. Timo KALLIO (FIN), 3-1
130kg- Behnam Mehdizadeh (IRI) v. Mindaugas MIZGAITIS (LTU) 6-0
Iran (IRI) df. Azerbaijan (AZE), 8-0
59kg - Hamid Soryan (IRI) df. Taleh Mammadov (AZE) by criteria, 1-1
66kg - Omid Noroozi (IRI) df. Azad Aliyev (AZE), 7-6
71kg - Saeed Abdevali (IRI) df. Rustam Aliyev (AZE) by TF, 9-0
75kg - Farshad Alizadeh (IRI) df. Elvin Mursaliyev (AZE), 7-1
80kg - Habibollah Akhlaghi (IRI) df. Emin Ahmadov(AZE), 5-0
85kg - Taleb Nematpour (IRI) df. Shahriyar Mammadov (AZE), 3-1
98kg - Mehdi Aliyari (IRI) df. Araz Hasanov(AZE), 2-0
130kg - Bashir Babajanzadeh (IRI) df. Valera Rodriguez(AZE), 2-0
Iran (IRI) df. Korea (KOR), 7-1
59kg - Mohammad Nourbakhsh (IRI) df. Choi Gi-uk (KOR) by TF, 10-1
66kg - Afshin Byabangard (IRI) df. Ryu Han-Su (KOR), 5-1
71kg - Saeed Abdevali (IRI) df. Jung Ji-Hyun (KOR), 4-0
75kg - Kim Hyeon-Woo (KOR) df. Hadi Alizadeh Pournia (IRI), 9-1
80kg - Habibollah Akhlaghi (IRI) df. KIM June- Hyoung (KOR), 4-0
85kg - Taleb Nematpour (IRI) df. No wrestler (KOR) by forfeit
98kg - Davoud Abedinzadeh (IRI) df. Gu Hak-Bon (KOR) by TF, 9-0
130kg - Bashir Babajanzadeh (IRI) df. Kim Yong-Min (KOR), 8-2