Oct 31, 2018, 5:22 PM
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5 foreign teams attend Mashad Int'l wrestling competitions

Tehran, Oct 31, IRNA - The first international competition for Freestyle wrestling of adolescents will begin on Thursday with the participation of five foreign teams in Shahid Beheshti Hall of Mashad.

With the agreement of the The World Wrestling Association, the international championship competition in memorial of the late Seyyed Jafar Mousavi was placed on the Association's calendar, and the first round of this tournament will be held in the juvenile category on Thursday and Friday this week in the holy city of Mashad.

The tournament was attended by 10 teams, including five foreign teams from Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, and five domestic teams, including A and B teams and Iran's Khorasan Razavi teams (3 teams) will be held in Freestyle category.

Olympic referee Ashok Kumar from India will also supervise the competitions as the representative of World Wrestling Association in these competitions.

Seyyed Jafar Mousavi was the former head of the adolescents’ Freestyle Team who died in December 2016 at the age of 60.

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