Russian Wrestler Naifonov Joins Iran’s Sahand Aras
- November, 23, 2021 - 16:09
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russian freestyle wrestler Artur Naifonov joined Iranian wrestling team Sahand Aras on Tuesday.
He will compete in the Iranian wrestling league in the current season.
Naifonov won a bronze medal in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The 86kg wrestler lost to Hassan Yazdani in the Games’ semifinals.
Naifonov will probably meet Yazdani, who is a member of Fooladin Zob Amol on December 9 in Tehran’s Azadi Hall.