TEHRAN – An Iranian freestyle wrestler Mobin Azimi has won a gold medal at the Dmitriy Korkin Cup in Russia’s Yakutsk.
Azimi, 92 kg, became the champion of the international competitions by defeating his three rivals and gaining a 7-0 victory in the final.
The Iranian team included five members in 57, 61, 65, 92, and 125-kilogram weight categories.
The Dmitriy Korkin international tournament was held in Russia with participation of 150 wrestlers from different world countries on October 28-29.
And also Iranian athletes are to team up with rivals from Turkey and Kyrgyzstan in the 2022 Greco-Roman World Cup.
During a two-day event, Iran will face Turkey in the first match at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 5.
In the second match, which will be held at 17:00 on Saturday, Iranian wrestlers are to compete with the Kyrgyz team.
The 2022 Greco-Roman World Cup will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, November 5-6.