Iranian representative advances to finals of 2018 World Judo Championships

Tehran, Sept 23, IRNA – Saeed Mollaei, Iranian judoka in -81 weight class defeated his rival from Turkey on Sunday in the semi-finals of 2018 World Judo Championships underway in Baku to advance to the final game of the competitions.

This is the first time after 15 years that an Iranian judoka advances to the final game of world championships.

On his way to the final, Mollaei defeated rivals from Canada, Iceland, Portugal, Belgium and Turkey.

He will fight for gold medal with a judoka from Japan within the next few hours.

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