Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised efforts made by the Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team to win the top position at the end of the 2017 Freestyle World Cup.
In a Saturday telephone conversation with Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Wrestling Federation Rassoul Khadem, the chief of staff of the Leader, Ayatollah Mohammad Mohammadi-Golpayegani, conveyed Ayatollah Khamenei’s message to him.
In his message, Ayatollah Khamenei thanked the endeavors made by the officials of the federation, the coaches, and members of the national freestyle wrestling team which resulted in the country’s world title in 2017 Freestyle World Cup and brought honor and pride to the nation.
The Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team on Friday claimed the top position at the end of the 2017 Freestyle World Cup in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah, after trouncing the American side in the title challenge.
The Iranian sportsmen immersed spectators at Kermanshah’s Imam Khomeini Sport Venue and wrestling enthusiasts worldwide into tremendous admiration, as they outmuscled their American counterparts 5-3 in their final meetings.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extended his felicitations on the same day to Iran men’s national freestyle wrestling team over its outstanding performance at the high-status event.