Nov 17, 2021, 12:49 PM
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300 wrestlers from 22 countries in Tehran military champs

Tehran, IRNA – The spokesman for Iranian Police said on Wednesday that the 35th World Military Wrestling Championship would be held in Iranian capital Tehran with 300 wrestlers from 22 countries participating in the competitions.

Brigadier General Mehdi Hajian told reporters that the competition was an important international event and Iran would manage it in the best manner.

He said that International Military Sports Council (CISM) has 140 members and Iran has been a member to the body since 1957 and has hosted several events of the tournament in different fields, like volleyball.

He evaluated CISM's goals and sports diplomacy in armed forces as significant, saying that it helps ring solidarity between armed forces of different countries, as well as peace and international security.

The competitions will be held on November 20-25. Ukraine, Guinea, France, Nigeria, Seri Lanka, Greece, Poland, Syria, and the Netherlands are some of the countries that will partake in the event.

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