Iranian Freestyler Yadollah Mohebbi Secures Olympics Spot

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian freestyle wrestler Yadollah Mohebbi has been awarded an Olympic berth after Badkha Syria’s Khutaba and Khasanboy Rakhimov from Uzbekistan failed anti-doping tests at the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan.

Iranian Freestyler Yadollah Mohebbi Secures Olympics Spot

Up at 125kg, Egzon Shala of Kosovo and Iran's Yadollah Mohebbi now occupy places in the top six and therefore secure an Olympic spot.

A further 10 Tokyo 2020 spots in each wrestling division remain up for grabs.

Two will be earned at a world qualifier, two at the European qualifier, two at the Asian qualifier, two at a qualifier for both Africa and Oceania and two at a qualifying event for the Americas.

There will be 18 gold medals awarded in wrestling at Tokyo 2020.

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