TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Azerbaijan Republic wrestling team defeated Russia in the final match of the Greco-Roman World Cup in Tehran and claimed the title.
In the match held in Tehran’s Azadi Complex on Friday, Azerbaijan won its first-ever Greco-Roman title.
1st-2nd: AZERBAIJAN (AZE) df. RUSSIA (RUS), 4-4 (17-17 classification points, Criteria of more falls)
59 kg – Zaur KABALOEV (RUS) df. Elman MUKHTAROV (AZE), 3-2
66 kg – Hasan ALIYEV (AZE) df. Artem SURKOV (RUS), 5-1
71 kg – Rasul CHUNAYEV (AZE) df. Chingiz LABAZANOV (RUS) by DQ, 2-0
75 kg – Roman VLASOV (RUS) df. Elvin MURSALIYEV (AZE) by TF, 8-0
80 kg – Rafig HUSEYNOV (AZE) df. Evgeny SALEEV (RUS), 2-1
85 kg – Islam ABBASOV (AZE) df. Davit CHAKVETADZE (RUS) by FALL, 4-4
98 kg – Nikita MELNIKOV (RUS) df. Orkhan NURIYEV (AZE) by DQ, 5-0
130 kg – Sergey SEMENOV (RUS) df. Sabah SHARIATI (AZE), 2-1
Earlier in the day, the Iranian wrestling team beat Turkey 6-2 and finished in third place.