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Iranian freestyle wrestler advances to 2018 Asian Games’ finals

Tehran, Parviz Hadi, Iran's representative at freestyle wrestling 125kg, defeated his mighty rival from Uzbekistan 11-8 to advance to the finals of 2018 Asian Games underway in Jakarta, Indonesia.

On his way to the semi-final game, Hadi defeated rivals from India and Kazakhstan both 10-0.

Hadi will play the final game against Chinese representative.

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

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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