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Iran bags 3rd gold medal in 2018 Asian Games’ freestyle wrestling competitions

Jakarta, Iran's representative won the gold medal of freestyle wrestling competitions in 2018 Asian Games underway in Jakarta on Tuesday so as to raise the number of gold medals of the Iranian squad to three, as two other Iranian wrestlers had won gold medals on Monday.

In the final game, Parviz Hadi, Iran's representative at freestyle wrestling 125kg defeated his rival from China 7-0.

On his way to the final game, Hadi had defeated rivals from India, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Two other Iranian freestyle wrestlers Hassan Yazdani and Alireza Karimi won two gold medals in 86kg and 97 kg categories of the tournament respectively on Saturday. Reza Atri, another Iranian representative in 57 kg category won the bronze medal.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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