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US Sanctions Hurting Wrestlers

US Sanctions Hurting Wrestlers US Sanctions Hurting Wrestlers

US sanctions have undermined Iran’s wrestling teams and the national wrestling federation has cancelled the senior teams’ (freestyle and Greco-Roman) participation in all international tournaments, except one, since the hike in the dollar exchange rate has resulted in high air travel costs and a dramatic rise in overseas expenses.
With 45 days to the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, teams began their training sessions last week in Tehran, Mehr News Agency reported. 
On Tuesday the federation announced it will attend the Medved Tournament in Belarus, September 14-16.

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