Iran Freestyle Team Runner-Up at U-23 World Wrestling Championships 2022


Iran Freestyle Team Runner-Up at U-23 World Wrestling Championships 2022

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran freestyle team finished in second place in the U-23 World Wrestling Championships 2022.

The Iranian team claimed four gold medals and one silver in the competition, which was held in Pontevedra, Spain.

Mohammad Sadegh Firouzpour defeated Azerbaijan’s Khadzhimurad Gadzhiyev 5-2 in the final match of the 74kg to win Iran’s first gold.

Amir Hossein Firouzpour seized the gold in the 92kg, beating Jacob Cardenas from the US 10-0.

Amir Ali Azarpira took Iran’s third gold after defeating American freestyler Tanner Sloan 5-3 in the 97kg.

Amir Reza Masoumi claimed Iran’s fourth gold after emerging victorious over Georgian Solomon Manashvili 13-2 in the 125kg class.

Iran came second with 134 points while Georgia won the team title with 141 points. the US managed to come third with 112 points.

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