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Younes Emami Wins Bronze at World Wrestling C'ships

22 Sep 2019, 04:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Younes Emami of Iran claimed a bronze medal at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships on Saturday.

- Sports news -

The Iranian freestyler defeated Britain's Nicolae Cojocaru 8-0 at the 70kg and claimed a bronze medal.

The gold medal went to David Baev from Russia who defeated Kazakhstan's Nurkozha Kaipanov 14-2 in the final match.

The 2019 World Wrestling Championships are underway in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan from September 14 to 22.

The tournament also serves as qualification for the 2020 Summer Olympics, the top six wrestlers from each category earn their NOCs a qualification.

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