Veteran Freestylers Atop World Championships

Veteran Freestylers Atop World ChampionshipsVeteran Freestylers Atop World Championships

Iran’s experienced freestyle squad took 14 gold, four silver and four bronze medals to win the title at the Veteran World Championships, October 10-15, in Bulgaria.

Staged at Kolodrum Sport Hall in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv, the event saw the Iranians  emerge on top overall with a total of 299 points, Mehr News Agency reported.

The US was second with seven gold, seven silver and eight bronze trophies -- a total of 156 points while the third place went to Russia with 150 points after winning three gold, three silver and six bronze medals.

Earlier in the Greco-Roman category, veteran wrestlers from Iran had landed first with seven gold, five bronzes getting a total of 160 points. Teams from Russia and the US finished second and third with 160 and 114 points respectively.


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