Iran triumph in Wrestling Worlds first day

Iran triumph in Wrestling Worlds first day...
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BUDAPEST, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- The 2013 World Wrestling Championships began in Budapest on Monday, with Iranian wrestlers demonstrating their mastery by winning two of the three titles on the first day.

In the 55kg freestyle category, the gold went to Hassan Rahimi of Iran and the silver to Amit Kumar of India. The bronze medalists were Sezar Akgul of Turkey and Nariman Israpilov of Russia.

Reza Yazdany won the second gold for Iran in the 66kg freestyle category, beating Khetag Gazyumov of Azerbaijan in the final. The bronze medals went to Anzor Boltukaev of Russia and Pavlo Olinyk of Ukraine.

Armenia took the other gold of the opening day as Devid Safaryan defeated Livan Lopez Azcuy of Cuba 96kg freestyle category. Magomed Kurbavaliev of Russia and Mandakhvarav Ganzorig of Mongolia shared the bronze medals.

The World Championships continue on Tuesday with men's 60, 84 and 120 kilogram freestyle categories.

A total of 940 athletes from 85 countries and regions competed at the World Championships, with freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling being featured in the tournament.
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