Iranian team crowned in 2022 World Junior Wrestling Championships

Iran’s freestyle wrestling team was crowned champion in the 2022 World Junior Wrestling Championships (U20) held in Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia on August 15-17.

The Iranian team won three golds, one silver and four bronzes, while gaining 159 team scores.

The three golds were won by Sobhan Yari in 79 kg, Amirhossein Firouzpour in 92 kg and Amir Reza Ma’soumi in 125 kg.

Armin Habibzadeh won a silver in 61 kg.

The bronzes were won by Ahmad Mohammadnezhad in 57 kg, Hossein Mohammad Aghaie in 70 kg, Aref Ranjbari in 86 kg and Amirali Azarpira in 97 kg.

As long as team rankings are concerned, the Iranian team gained 159 and stood in the first place. The United States stood second with 132 scores, while India came third with 112 scores.

The Iranian freestyle wrestling team was also crowned champion in the 2021 World Junior Wrestling Championships in Russia.

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