TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hassan Rahimi of Iran seized a bronze medal in the men’s freestyle 57 kg of 2014 World Wrestling Championships on Monday.
He defeated Ukraine’s Mykola Aivazian 10-2 in his second bout.
In the quarterfinal match, he beat Russian Viktor Lebedev 7-1 but lost to North Korean Yang Kyong-il in the semifinals.
Rahimi defeated Japan’s Yuki Takahashi 7-4 and claimed a bronze medal match.
The 2014 World Wrestling Championships started on September 8 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan and will finish on September 14.
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