Iran claims three wrestling berths at Tokyo 2020 Asian qualifier

April 11, 2021 - 15:37

TEHRAN – Iranian wrestling freestylers secured three more berths at the Asian Olympic qualification tournament in Almaty in Kazakhstan.

At the 65kg weight category, Amirmohammad Babak Yazdani Charati defeated Bahrain’s Haji Ali 10-0 to win a place at the 65kg final. He will wrestle Ernazar Akmataliev from Kyrgyzstan in the final.

Younes Emami beat Sandeep Singh Mann from India 10-0 in the 74kg semifinal. He will meet Bekzod Abdurakhmonov from Uzbekistan.

And in the 97kg, Mohammadhossein Mohammadian will face Uzbekistan’s Magomed Ibragimov after beating Indian Satywart Kadian 10-0 in the semifinal.

Iran had already secured three spots in Tokyo 2020.

Reza Atri in 57kg, Hassan Yazdani in 86kg and Yadollah Mohebbi in 125kg had already secure three spots in the Tokyo 2020.

In Greco-Roman wrestling, Iran has secured five berths so far.

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