|Iran’s Mostafa Jokar wins gold in Asian Wrestling Championships||
Iran’s Meisam Mostafa Jokar claimed a gold medal at the 86kg of the Asian Wrestling Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan on Wednesday.
The Iranian freestyle wrestler beat representative of Kazakhstan Aslan Kakhidze in the final match.
Iran has participated in the competitions with nine wrestlers in eight weight categories.
57kg: Mehran Rezazadeh
61kg: Masoud Esmaeilpour
65kg: Ahmad Mohammadi
70kg: Mostafa Hosseinkhani
74kg: Reza Afzali
86kg: Meisam Mostafa Jokar and Mohammad Hossein Mohammadian
97kg: Hamed Talebi Zarrinkamar
125kg: Komeil Ghasemi
The competitions will provide a key warm-up for athletes ahead of the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea in September.
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