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02 February 2023, 10:03

Zagreb Open: Iranian wrestler Atri wins 1st gold


TEHRAN, 2 February (BelTA - IRNA). - Iranian wrestler Reza Atri won the country's first gold medal at the Zagreb Open Ranking Tournament in Croatia.

Ali Atri and two more wrestlers Yunes Imami, and Hassan Yazdani were the three Iranian finalists taking part in the first day of the competitions, respectively in weight classes of 61kg, 74 kg, and 86 kg.

Atri defeated his Mongolian rival Narankhuu Narmandakh 11-3 in the final on Wednesday.

Imami is set to compete with America's Jason Nolf while Yazdani will face Japan's Hayato Ishiguro.

The Zagreb Open Ranking Tournament kicked off on Wednesday and will conclude on February 5.

It has competitions in men's and women's freestyle as well as Greco-Roman wrestling.

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