Iran’s Yousefi seizes gold at World Greco-Roman Wrestling

October 9, 2021 - 21:37

TEHRAN – Aliakbar Yousefi won Iran’s second gold medal at the 2021 World Wrestling Championships on Saturday.

He defeated Russian Wrestling Federation’s Zurabi Gedekhauri 5-1 in the final match of the 130kg.

Earlier in the day, Mohammadhadi Saravi had won Iran’s first gold in the competition after beating Hungarian Alex Szoke 3-1 in the final bout of the 97kg.

The 2021 World Wrestling Championships are being held from Oct. 2 to 10 in Oslo, Norway.

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