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Iran finishes runner-up at Ya?ar Do?u Wrestling World Cup

Tehran, Iranian team with 3 gold and 3 silver medals and also with 146 points ranked 2nd at Yasar Dogu Wrestling World Cup held in Istanbul, Turkey.

Iranian wrestlers in the weight categories of 61, 65 and 92 kg received colorful medals.

Yasar Dogu (1913 � 8 January 1961), was a renowned Turkish World and Olympic champion sports wrestler in Greco-Roman and Freestyle.

In 61 kg weight category, Mohammad Baqer Yakhkeshi defeated Indian rival and bagged a gold medal.

Iran's Mehran Nasiri in the weight category of 65 kg hit Azeri fighter 2-0 and received a gold medal.

In 97 kg weight category, Iran Mojtaba Gelij was overpowered by Azeri rival and received a silver medal.

In 125 kg weight category, Iranian wrestler Yadollah Mohebi was overshined by Ukraine 9-6 and snatched a silver medal.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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