Sunday, March 16, 2014

Iran Wins Gold at Wrestling World Cup – Defeating Russia 6-2

Yazdani’s Powerful Performance Clinched Gold for Iran
Team Iran won the gold in 2014 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup in Los Angeles by beating Russia in the final with the score of 6-2. Reza Yazdani, wrestling at 97 Kg against Russia’s Yuri Belonouskiy, clinched the gold for Iran in a memorable and powerful performance.

The Iranian-Americans filled the Forum in Los Angeles, the site of this year’s world cup, and cheered Team Iran loudly and non-stop during the matches.

Here are the results of the eight matches:
  • 57 Kg: Viktor Lebedev (Russia) defeats Hassan Rahimi (Iran) by score of 4-3.
  • 61 Kg: Masoud Esmailpour (Iran) defeats Aleksandr Bogomoev (Russia) by score of 12-6.
  • 65 Kg:  Ahmad Mohammad Pahnehkolaie (Iran) defeats Alibeggazhi Emeev (Russia) by Technical Foul (10-0).
  • 70 Kg: Mostafa Hosseinkhani (Iran) defeats Khetik Tsabolov (Russia) by score of 9-0.
  • 74 Kg: Akhmed Gadzhimago Medvev (Russia) defeats Ezzatollah Akbari Zarikolaie by Technical Foul (11-0).
  • 86 Kg: Ehsan Lashkari (Iran) defeats Anzor Urishev (Russia) by score of 2-1.
  • 97 Kg: Reza Yazdani (Iran) defeats Yuri Belonouskiy (Russia) by Technical Foul (12-2). 
  • 125 Kg: Komeil Ghasemi (Iran) defeats Anzor Khezriev (Russia) by score of 3-0.


Nader Uskowi said...

Reza Yazdani showed once again that he is arguably the best freestyle wrestler in the entire world.

Anonymous said...

Impressive win by Iran, some of the matches were not even close!

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