good news iran: Hassan Yazdani defeats Russian rival to secure medal in final

The Iranian freestyle wrestler in the 89 kg weight class won his first two matches by scores of 11-2 and 12-1.

Yazdani is an Olympic champion in Rio and a two-time world champion.

Naifonov, 2019 world bronze medalist, won his first two 6-0 and 12-1.

On the other side of the bracket, David Taylor of the United States downed India’s Deepak Punia and will face Yazdani in a much anticipated final thriller.



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