News ID: 270252
Published: 0552 GMT June 16, 2020

Iran's Yazdani wins UWW virtual competition

Iran's Yazdani wins UWW virtual competition

Iranian wrestler Hassan Yazdani ranked first in the world virtual wrestling competition which was held by the United World Wrestling.

The United World Wrestling official account in social media started poll by releasing images of two champions on their popularity, IRNA reported.


In semi-final stage Hassan Yazdani from Iran and Abdulrashid Sadulaev from Russia attended the event and Iranian wrestler by receiving more votes advanced to Final stage.


Accordingly, in final match Yazdani competed with Azeri wrestler Haji Aliyev and won the game by receiving 53% of votes.


Some 168,000 people participated in the poll.


Earlier on January 21, Hassan Yazdani was selected as the best fighter in 86kg weight category, according to United World Wrestling ranking list and after Matteo Pellicone competitions in Italy.

Resource: IRNA
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