Iran Crowned Champion of Takhti Int’l Greco-Roman Cup
- February, 26, 2022 - 16:48
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran finished in first place of the 42nd edition of the Takhti Greco-Roman Cup in Ahvaz, capital of the southwestern Iranian province of Khuzestan.
The competition was held from February 23 to 25.
Iran came first with 250 points followed by Armenia (65) and Tunisia (6).
The Takhti Cup competition served as qualification for the 2022 Asian Championships in Mongolia, 2022 Asian Games in China and 2022 World Wrestling Championships in Serbia.
The annual tournament is held in honor of late legendary Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholam Reza Takhti, who passed away half a century ago.