Iran’s Mojtaba Karimfar seizes bronze in Asian Games

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Greco-Roman wrestler Mojtaba Karimfar from Iran claimed a bronze medal on Wednesday in the 2014 Asian Games underway in Incheon, South Korea.
Karimfar beat Azat Beishebekov 3-0 and claimed the bronze medal.

“I am happy to win the bronze medal however I could have won the gold medal but refereeing decisions went against me,” Karimfar said.

Some 9,500 athletes from 45 countries are competing at the Games, the world’s second-biggest multi-sport event after the summer Olympics, with 439 gold medals in 36 sports up for grabs.

Iran has participated in the games with 276 athletes in 22 sports.

By Tasnim News Agency


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