Greco-Roman wrestler Nematpour wins gold in Hungary

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Greco-Roman wrestler Taleb Nematpour of Iran claimed a gold medal at the Hungarian Golden Grand Prix in Szombathely on Saturday.

The 85 kg Iranian wrestler defeated Robert Kobliashvili of Georgia 2-0 in the final and won the gold.

Iran’s Omid Norouzi won the bronze medal by defeating Tero Valimaki of Finland in 66kg category.

Saeid Abdevali of Iran seized a silver medal after being beaten by Mark Madsen of Denmark in the final match of the 75 kg category.

In 130kg category, Bashir Babajanzadeh earned a silver medal. The gold medal went to Riza Kayaalp from Turkey.

The Iranian wrestler didn’t participate in the final after he picked up a rib injury.

According to the entry lists, a total 144 wrestlers from 22 federations are competing in the two-day event.

By Tasnim News Agency


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