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Iran’s freestyler Ghasemi wins silver in Rio
Rio de Janeiro – Freestyle wrestler Komeil Ghasemi of Iran claimed a silver medal in the men's -125kg freestyle final.

He lost to Turkey’s Taha Akgul 3-1 in the Rio Olympics final match.

Akgul, 25, beat his 28-year-old Iranian opponent to add to his world titles from 2014 and 2015.

Geno Petriashvili of Georgia and Belarus' Ibrahim Saidov bagged the bronze medals in the weight category.
Iranian weightlifters Kianoush Rostami (85kg), Sohrab Moradi (94kg) and freestyle wrestler Hassan Yazdani (74kg) have already won three gold medals.

In Greco-Roman wrestling, Saeid Abdevali and Ghasem Rezaei have claimed two bronze medals in the 75kg and 98kg.

Kimia Alizadeh has won a bronze medal in the women's -57kg taekwondo.

Freestyler Hassan Rahimi also snatched a bronze medal in the 57kg.

 
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