News ID: 111890
Publish Date : 29 January 2023 - 21:40

Iran Freestyle Wrestler Gets Bronze at Ivan Yarygin Cup

TEHRAN – Iran’s freestyle wrestler Mostafa Toghani has received a bronze medal in the weight category of 125kg at Ivan Yarygin Cup held in Russia.
Toghani ranked third at the sporting competition which was held in honor of the two-time Olympic Champion.
The tournament was held in Krasnoyarsk from January 26-28.
Ivan Sergeyevich Yarygin -the two-time Olympic Champion- was a Soviet and Russian heavyweight freestyle wrestler.
Tehran to Host Freestyle World Wrestling Clubs Cup
The head of Iran’s Wrestling Federation League Organization Hamid Yari said on Sunday that Tehran will host the next Freestyle World Wrestling Clubs Cup next month.
Yari said that the 7th edition of the Freestyle World Wrestling Clubs Cup will be held in Tehran on February 17-18.
The official said the competition will be held in Tehran’s Shohadaye Haft Tir Stadium in downtown the capital.
According to the wrestling official, Bank Shahr Club will be the only representative of Iran at the competitions along with 5 foreign teams.
He also said the Greco-Roman World Wrestling Clubs will be held in Isfahan on February 23-24 with Sepahan Club as the host with the participation of four foreign clubs.
In the last 6 editions of this competition, Iranian teams have become champions five times in freestyle, while they have won all six editions of the Greco-Roman style.