Iran’s Hassan Rahimi claims bronze in World Wrestling Championships

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hassan Rahimi of Iran seized a bronze medal in the men’s freestyle 57 kg of 2014 World Wrestling Championships on Monday.
The Iranian wrestler beat Levan Metreveli from Spain 6-0 in his first match.

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.

By Tasnim News Agency


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