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Supreme Leader congratulates Iran wrestlers on winning world title

13 April 2015 10:25


Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has congratulated the national Iranian freestyle wrestling team on their winning the title at the 2015 Wrestling World Cup.

The Leader expressed his gratitude to the athletes as well as their coaches in a message on Monday after the team won the prestigious international title for a fourth time in a row in Los Angeles, the United States on Sunday local time.

The Leader further thanked the team for bringing honor to the country.

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani also congratulated the team and the Iranian nation on the world title.

The Iranian team beat the US squad 5-3 to win the tourney.

Iran has already won five editions of the international competition, including the three last rounds. The tournament, which has been held annually since 1973, features the top teams in the global ranking from the previous year of the competition.

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