Freestyler Nasiri bids farewell to wrestling

May 21, 2021 - 16:47

TEHRAN – Iranian freestyle wrestler Meysam Nasiri announced his retirement from the sport on Friday.

Nasiri lost to his compatriot Abolfazl Hajipour 10-0 in Takhti Cup in Tehran and bade farewell to the wrestling.

Nasiri won a gold medal at the 2016 Asian Championships (Bangkok) and a bronze at the Asian Championships in New Delhi a year later.

The 65kg wrestler also represented Iran at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and 2017 World Wrestling Championships in Paris, France

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