Iranian Boxer Delavari Undergoes Surgery
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian super heavyweight boxer Jasem Delavari underwent a successful surgery on Saturday.
The boxer underwent surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Delavari won a silver medal in the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea after losing to Kazakhstan’s Ivan Dychko in the +91kg final match.
He also won a bronze medal in the 2006 Asian Games after being defeated against Uzbekistan's eventual gold medalist Rustam Saidov 11-31.
Delavari has been sidelined at least six months.