Iranian Boxer Delavari Undergoes Surgery

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian super heavyweight boxer Jasem Delavari underwent a successful surgery on Saturday.

Iranian Boxer Delavari Undergoes Surgery

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.

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