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October 12, 2021 by Orkhan Jalilov

Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Maysam Dalkhani on the 2021 World Wrestling Championships held in Oslo, Norway. , Tasnim Information Company

Iran topped the medal tally on the 2021 World Wrestling Championships in mixed occasions, held within the Norwegian capital Oslo from October 2-10.


The nation’s nationwide group completed with seven gold, three silver and three bronze medals with a complete of 13 medals. Because of this, Iran surpassed athletes from the US and Japan.


Greco-Roman wrestlers from Iran gained 4 gold medals in Oslo after Messam Dalkhani, Mohammadreza Gerai, Mohamedhadi Sarvi and Alikbar Yusofiamdachli. With a complete of 146 factors, the nation’s wrestlers completed second solely to athletes representing the Russian Wrestling Federation. Within the group rankings, Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers got here in at quantity three.


Supreme Chief Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei congratulated Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestlers on their victory in a message.


“Congratulations to Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestlers and their coaches who delighted all Iranians, particularly the youth. I hope you succeed, God prepared,” reads the message.


In the meantime, the prize rely of Iran’s freestyle wrestlers contains three gold medals gained by Hassan Yazdanicharati, Kamran Ghasmpur and Amir Hossain Zare. General, Iran’s freestyle wrestlers scored 162 factors and completed third behind Russian athletes and the US nationwide group within the group rankings.


The 2021 World Wrestling Championships was the seventeenth version of the World Wrestling Championships of mixed occasions and introduced collectively round 700 wrestlers from round 70 nations. The occasion was held after the 2019 World Championships because the 2020 version was canceled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. As an alternative, the 2020 Particular person World Cup was held to interchange the World Wrestling Championships.



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