Ghasem Rezaei

Greco-Roman World Championships: Iran’s Rezaei claims silver

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Ghasem Rezaei of Iran won a silver medal at the Greco-Roman World Championships on Tuesday.

The Iranian wrestler lost to  Artur Aleksanyan from Armenia 3-0 in the 98kg.

Bronze medal went to Islam Magomedov from Russia and Ukraine’s Dimitriy Timchenko.

The competitions continue Tuesday. The 2015 World Wrestling Championships started on September 7 in Las Vegas, NV and will finish on September 12.

This is the first time in 12 years USA is hosting the World Championships.

By Tasnim News Agency