Iranian Wrestlers Win Two Gold Medals at Matteo Pellicone

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Mohammadhossein Mohammadian and Amir Zare claimed two gold medals on the first day of action at the Matteo Pellicone Memorial.

Iranian Wrestlers Win Two Gold Medals at Matteo Pellicone

Mohammadian defeated his Belarusian rival Aliaksandr Hushtyn 9-0 in the 97kg final bout and claimed a gold medal.

In 125kg, Zare defeated his veteran rival Bilial Makhov of Russia 5-3.

Iran has participated in the competition with four wrestlers.

The competition, which serves as Olympic qualification, is being held in Rome, Italy.

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