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Wrestlers From Iran 3rd in World Military Championships

Wrestlers From Iran 3rd in World Military ChampionshipsWrestlers From Iran 3rd in World Military Championships

Greco-Roman squad of Iran’s military forces collected one gold and four bronze medals to stand on third place in the World Military Championships in Lithuania.

The international tournament kicked off on September 20 in the city of Klaipeda and ended on September 23, Mehr News Agency reported.

Mohammad Nourbakhsh clinched the gold in the 59-kilogram category and four bronze medals were scooped by Majid Khalili (66 kg), Afshin Biabangard (71 kg), Vahid Babaeijafari (75 kg) and Mehdi Fallah (85 kg).

Having racked up a total of 54 points, the Iranians came in third in final tally of the Greco-Roman section of the tournament.

Russia was on the top with 59 points and Ukraine second with 56 points.

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