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Publish Date: 9:19 - 26 August 2017
TEHRAN, August 26 - Iran's Hassan Yazdani Charati, the Rio 2016 gold medallist at 74kg, managed to reach final with four consecutive victories with his powerful opponents.

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TEHRAN, TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Hassan Yazdani won the gold medal of men's freestyle 86kg at the 2017 World Wrestling Championships in Paris, obtaining the Iranian wrestling caravan's first gold medal.

Iran's Hassan Yazdani Charati, the Rio 2016 gold medallist at 74kg, managed to reach final with four consecutive victories with his powerful opponents.

Yazdani threw down Friday's final match with Slovakian rival Boris Makojev and won the world championship title with a 10-0 victory.

One of the remarkable points in the final match was that Yazdani managed to wrap up the match in a stormy game of about 2 minutes in the first round.

Boris Makojev, a Russian who wrestles for Slovakia, achieved silver, while Vladislav Valiev from Russia and J'den Cox from the United Stated shared the bronze medal at the same weight class.

The 2017 World Wrestling Championships kicked off in Paris, France, on August 20 and will end on August 28.

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