Jan 23, 2019, 7:21 PM
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Eight foreign wrestling teams in Iran to attend Takhti Cup

Andimeshk, Jan 23, IRNA – Some eight wrestling teams have arrived in the southeastern Iranian city of Andimeshk to attend in Takhti Cup, according to the head of Sports and Youth Department of the city.

Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Wednesday, Kiumars Arian-Matin said that the eight participating teams are from China, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Georgia, Palestine, Kazakhstan and Cuba.

Noting that the caretaker of Iran’s Wrestling Federation is in Andimeshk for the competitions, he said that a representative from United World Wrestling has also arrived in the city.

The competitions will start on January 24 and will wrap up on January 25.

Some 80 foreign wrestlers as well as 70 Iranian wrestlers will compete in the tournament.


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