Iran’s Kheirollahzadeh Wins Gold at IBSA Judo World Cup

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

Iran’s Kheirollahzadeh Wins Gold at IBSA Judo World Cup

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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