Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian Women Team Claim World Alysh Title

Iranian women Alysh wrestlers have clinched the 2019 World Alysh Championships title in Kyrgyzstan.

Team Iran bagged 93 points after Haniye Ashoori pocketed gold in the plus 75 Kg category, before Fatemeh Fattahi claimed silver in the 60kg, and Zahra Yazdani took bronze in the 55 Kg category.

The host nation, Kyrgyzstan stood in 2nd with 89 points while Kazakhstan finished 3rd with 69.

Meanwhile Iran’s men Alysh wrestlers finished the competition as runners-up after grabbing 2 silver medals in the 70 and the plus 100 kg categories and a bronze in the 60 kg category.

Iran earned 85 points and finished as runners-up behind Kyrgyzstan who racked-up 96 points to take the title.

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