Iran Claims Title of 2022 Greco-Roman World Cup
- November, 07, 2022 - 08:29
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran defeated Azerbaijan to win the title of the 2022 Greco-Roman World Cup on Sunday.
Iran and Azerbaijan were neck-to-neck with both winning five bouts, but the classification points gave Iran the win.
Azerbaijan came second for the second time in a row.
Iran had defeated Kyrgyzstan (8-2) and Turkey (6-4) en route to the final.
Serbia, who was drawn in Group A, missed the tournament after a number of COVID-19 infections in the team.
The Iranian team took part in the competition in Baku, Azerbaijan with a mix of young and experienced wrestlers.