Iran Greco-Roman to Meet Turkey, Kyrgyzstan in Wrestling World C’ships
- November, 04, 2022 - 13:31
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran Greco-Roman team will open the 2022 Wrestling World Championships on Saturday with a match against Turkey.
The two-day competition will see the top five from the recently-finished Wrestling World Championships, being separated into two groups in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku on Saturday.
Host Azerbaijan Republic and All-World team are in Group A.
Serbia, who was drawn in Group A, will miss the tournament after a number of COVID-19 infections in the team. Azerbaijan Republic and the All-World team will receive automatic wins and the winner of the Azerbaijan-All-Star clash will wrestle in the final.
Group B has Turkey, Iran and Kyrgyzstan and will see a tough battle for the top spot in the group. The second-placed teams from each group will wrestle for the third place on the podium.
Iran team is a mix of youth and experience and will be a tough test for Turkey. With wrestlers who were at the U-23 World Championships two weeks ago, Iran will be hoping to outplace Turkey.