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Iran Greco-Roman team crowned world champion

Tehran, Iran's national junior Greco-Roman wrestling team won four gold and two bronze medals to rank first in the 2018 Junior World Championships in Trnava, Slovakia.

Pouya Nasserpour, Amin Kavianinejad, Mohammad Hadi Saravi and Amin Mirzazadeh snatched the gold medals in 55, 72, 87 and 130 kg weight categories respectively while Alireza Nejati and Yousef Husseinvand won two bronze medals in the 60 and 67 kg weight classes.

Iran took the first place with 136 points followed by Russia with 131 points and Armenia with 83 points in the 2018 Junior World Championships underway in the Slovak city of Trnava from September 17-22.

In the 2017 Junior World Championships held in Finland, the Iranian junior Greco-Roman team took the first place by winning three gold, one silver and one bronze medals.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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