Iran's junior freestyle wrestling team has produced awe-inspiring performances at “Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation Cup” – International Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling Tournament among Cadets and Juniors, and managed to collect four medals, including two precious gold ones, to claim the second spot at the conclusion of the international sporting event.
Abbas Foroutan received a bye in his opening round match of the 85-kilogram weight category at Baku Sports Hall in the Azerbaijani capital, before overcoming Kyrgyz and Azerbaijani opponents and qualifying for the final showdown.
He won the contest against a representative from Uzbekistan 11-0 to take home the gold medal.
Alireza Abdollahi secured Iran's second gold medal at the sports tournament with a victory over a Georgian contestant in the 100-kilogram final encounter.
In the 63-kilogram division, Ashkan Koushki collected a bronze medal for Iran after defeating compatriot Amir Hosserin Maqsoudi in a repechage bout.
Moreover, Mehdi Khodabakhsi downed an Azerbaijani rival in the repechage round of the 50-kilogram weight class, and earned a bronze medal for the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The “Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation Cup” – International Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling Tournament started in Baku on April 13 and will wrapped up on April 16, 2017.