Iran’s Kheirollahzadeh Wins Gold at IBSA Judo World Cup

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Mohammadreza Kheirollahzadeh of Iran won a gold medal at the 2017 Tashkent IBSA Judo World Cup on Monday.

The Iranian judo fighter defeated English Jack Hodgson in the final match of the +100kg weight category.

In the final, Kheirollahzadeh was able to get an attack in which almost brought a score for the Iranian. He followed that up in the next exchange to throw Hodgson for waza-ari before going straight into the hold down to finish the contest.

Iran took part in the prestigious competition with three athletes.

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