Iranian Wrestlers Bag Six Medals at Baku Golden Grand Prix Final

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran Greco-Roman wrestling team claimed six medals at the Golden Grand Prix Final tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on Sunday.

Iranian Wrestlers Bag Six Medals at Baku Golden Grand Prix Final

The Iranian wrestlers won a gold, two silver and three bronze medals.

Mehdi Zeidvand bagged a gold medal after defeating Azerbaijan’s Kamran Mamadov 2-0 in the 66kg.

In the 75kg, Payam Bouyeri lost to Kim Hyeon-Woo from South Korea 3-0 to bag a silver.

Mehdi Aliyari was also defeated against Shalva Gadabadze from Azerbaijan 1-0 in the 98kg final.

In the 75kg, Ramin Taheri defeated Atabek  Azisbekov from Kyrgyzstan 4-2 and won a bronze medal.

Mojtaba Karimfar beat his compatriot Saman Azizi 3-1 in the 85kg in bronze medal match.

In 130kg, Behnam Mehdizadeh claimed Iran’s third bronze medal, beating Heiki Nabi from Estonia 2-0.

The international wrestling Gold Grand-Prix tournament commemorating Azerbaijan's national leader Heydar Aliyev started in Baku on Friday.

A total of more than 400 wrestlers from 32 countries competed in the Grand Prix.

The wrestlers participated in three categories as freestyle, women's and Greco-Roman events on November 27, 28 and 29 respectively.

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