Ex-Iran wrestler Yaghoubi passes away

September 26, 2021 - 14:8

TEHRAN – Former Iran freestyle wrestler Mohammad Mehdi Yaghoubi passed away on Saturday.

He died of heart disease at the age of 91.

Yaghoubi won a bronze medal in the -57kg class in Helsinki in 1951 World Wrestling Championships.

He also claimed a silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne.

Tehran Times extends deepest sympathy to the Yaghoubi’s family, loved ones, and friends over his demise.

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