Jan 20, 2014, 5:31 PM
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Eleven countries to attend Greco-Roman wrestling contests

Tehran, Jan 20, IRNA – Iran Wrestling Federation said on Monday that 11 countries, including Turkey that has been champion of several world wrestling championships, will take part in the 2014 Yadegar Imam Cup in Greco-Roman wrestling in Tehran on January 23-24.

Wrestlers from Hungary, Sweden, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, North Korea, Japan, Georgia, Nigeria, Iraq and Turkey will attend the contest.

As Iran won three gold medals and finished champion of the London 2012 Olympics in Greco-Roman wrestling, the countries distinguished in wrestling became eager to take part in the international wrestling competitions, including the Yadegar Imam Cup.