Aug 26, 2017, 9:45 AM
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Iranian wrestler wins 2017 World Champs

Tehran, Aug 26, IRNA – Iranian Free-style broken-ear representative Hassan Yazdani ranked first in the World Championships 2017 which was held in France.

After defeating his Slovakian rival in final match, Yazdani grabbed the gold medal in the weight category of 86 kg.

He has so far received a gold medal in 2014 and a silver in 2015 World Championships.

During this year's contests, Yazdani overpowered a Kazakh wrestler 12-2 in the second round and hit the Moldovan fighter 10-0 in the third round.

He defeated his Azeri rival 10-0 and advanced to semi-final match.

In semi-final stage, he overshined Russia and advanced to final match.

The World Championships 2017 was held on August 20-25 in Paris.

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