Iran Win Two Gold Medals in Asian Wrestling Championship Day One
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian wrestlers on Wednesday claimed two gold medals in Day One of the 2015 Asian Senior Championships underway in Doha, Qatar.
Freestyle wrestler Masoud Esmaeilpoor defeated Tomotsugu Ishida from Japan in the 57kg and won a gold medal.
In the 86kg, Alireza Karimi snatched a gold medal after defeating Japanese Atsushi Matsumoto.
Iran's Younes Sarmasti won the bronze medal in the 57kg beating Nodirjon Safarov from Uzbekistan.
In the 125kg, Komeil Ghasemi claimed a silver after being defeated by Aiaal Lazarev from Kyrgyzstan in the final match.
Finals Matchups from Day One of the 2015 Asian Senior Championships in Doha:
Men's Freestyle -- 57kg
GOLD: Erdenebat BEKHBAYAR (MGL) df. Samat NADYRBEK UULU (KGZ), 4-1
BRONZE: Fumitaka MORISHITA (JPN) df. Hak Jin JONG (PRK), 6-3
BRONZE: Younes Firouz SARMASTI (IRI) df. Nodirjon SAFAROV (UZB) by FALL
Men's Freestyle -- 65kg
GOLD: Masoud ESMAEILPOOR (IRI) df. Tomotsugu ISHIDA (JPN) via criteria, 1-1
BRONZE: Ganzorig MANDAKHNARAN (MGL) df. Azat MIRAKHIMOV (KGZ), 6-0
BRONZE: Ruslan PLIEV (UZB) df. Ryong Hak HWANG (PRK) by TF,13-2
Men's Freestyle -- 86kg
GOLD: Alireza KARIMI (IRI) df. Atsushi MATSUMOTO (JPN) , 6-3
BRONZE: Umidjon ISMANOV (UZB) df. Azamat DAULETBEKOV (KAZ), 8-6
BRONZE: Purevee USUKHBAATAR (MGL) df. Muhammad INAM (PAK), 10-8
Men's Freestyle -- 125kg
GOLD: Aiaal LAZAREV (KGZ) df. Komeil GHASEMI (IRI) by FALL
BRONZE: Zhiwei DENG (CHN) df. Mohammed Sabah Abdulmalek SAKLAWE (IRQ) by TF, 10-0
BRONZE: Farkhod ANAKULOV (TJK) df. Hitender HITENDER (IND) by criteria, 2-2