According to Mehr News Agency, at the end of the preliminary competitions, Amirhossein Firozpour, Abulfazl Babalu and Amirreza Masoumi qualified for the finals in 2, 97 and 125 kg weights, Ebrahim Elahi qualified for the 65 kg weight class, Mohammad Bakshi and Ali Mansouri in weights 70 and 86 kg are also in the group of losers.
The results of our country’s representatives at the end of the first day are as follows:
In the weight of 65 kg, after resting in the first round, Ibrahim Elahi defeated an opponent from Russia with a score of 10:0 in the second round. In the third round and in the quarter-final stage, he defeated the Russian opponent with a score of 9-0 and made it to the semi-final stage. In this stage, he lost to his Russian opponent with a result of 2:1 and went to the classification match.
In the weight of 70 kg, Mohammad Bakhshi defeated Ceballos from Peru with a score of 10:0 in the first round. Bakhshi lost to Rasadin from Tajikistan in the third round and in the quarter-finals with a score of 6-0, and due to the presence of his opponent in the final match, Bakhshi went to the losers group.
In the weight of 86 kg, after taking a break in the first round, Ali Mansouri defeated Chitadze from Belarus in the second round with a technical kick. In the third round and in the quarter finals, he lost to the Russian title wrestler Artur Naifanov with a result of 11:0. He should wait for this wrestler’s appearance in the final match to continue his work in the losers group.
In the weight of 92 kg, Amirhossein Firozpour, after taking a break in the first round, won the second round with a score of 10:0 against an opponent from Russia and entered the semi-finals. At this stage, he passed the barrier of Alan Bagayev, whom he had defeated in the Concorde Cup last month, with a score of 11:2, and made it to the finals.
In the weight of 97 kg, which is held periodically with the presence of 7 wrestlers, Abulfazl Babalu defeated Ivor Nimayev from Russia in the first fight with a score of 4:0 in Group B. In the next round, he defeated Jung Yong Yoo from South Korea with a score of 10:0 and made it to the semi-finals as the leader of the group. At this stage, Babalu defeated Orgilukh Dagadorj from Mongolia and went to the final match.
In the weight of 125 kg, after taking a break in the first round, Amirreza Masoumi defeated Narguibatar from Mongolia with a score of 10:0 in the second round and made it to the semi-finals. Masoumi passed the barrier of his Russian opponent with a score of 14:4 and qualified for the final.
This competition will end tomorrow evening with the determination of the top players.