TEHRAN – Iran claimed the title of the 2018 Cadet Asian Championships by winning three of the seven possible Greco-Roman gold medals.
The host nation, Uzbekistan, along with Japan, Kazakhstan and Korea also had a wrestler capture a gold medal, unitedworldwrestling.org reported.
Iran’s Amirreza Dehbozorgi won a gold medal in the 45kg after defeating Akyikat Kulzhigit Uulu from Kyrgyzstan.
Bronze medal went to Aslamdzhon Azizov from Tajikistan and Kazakhstan’s Maksat Yermanov.
In the 48kg medal bout, Sajjad Abbaspour beat Iskhar Kurbayev from Kazakhstan to give Iran back-to-back continental titles.
Japanese Taiga Onishi and Abror Atabaev from Uzbekistan won the bronze medal.
Mohammad Nosrati gave Iran their third gold medal of the competition’s first day after shutting out Kumar Nitesh from India 6-0 in the 92kg finals.
South Korean Minho Lee and Uzbekistan’s Abrorbek Nurmkhammedov claimed the bronze medals.
In the 60kg medal bout, Iran’s Shahin Badaghi lost to Asilbek Nematov from Uzbekistan and claimed a silver medal.
Bronze medals were won by Elmirbek Sadyrov and Japanese Kosei Takeshita.
In the 55kg class, Amirhossein Khounsari from Iran won a bronze medal. Din Mukhamed from Kazakhstan took the gold medal after defeating Amirbek Sultonov from Uzbekistan in the final match.
Also, Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler Mohammadreza Eisa Abdian also seized a bronze medal in the 110kg.
Gold medal went to Sungjun Eun from South Korea who beat Mukhammadali Saydullaev from Uzbekistan.