Bojnord IAU Student Takes 1st Beach Kurash Int’l Championship

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 15:05

PE student of Islamic Azad University, Bojnord branch, brought home the gold medal in the 1st Beach Kurash International Championship in Taiwan

According to an ANA report, as Iran's only representative, Mostafa Dalirian, the captain of the National Iranian Kurash Team, attended the international competition in Taiwan held 20th to 24th July, 2016 and in the 66-kilogram weight class, he succeeded in winning against his Indian rival in the first round.

In the next round he defeated his opponents from Taiwan and Vietnam and reached the final stage, where he triumphed over his South Korean opponent and took the gold medal. He has been also chosen as the title and special prize as "star" in this tournament. Dalirian has recorded its name as the world Kurash man of the year in his athletic resume.

The Beach Kurash International Championships is held to determine the best and the strongest Kurash players in the at their respective age and weight categories. 12 teams from Iran, Switzerland, America, Taiwan, South Korea, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, India, Thailand, China, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan participated in the 1st international beach Kurash tournament in Taipei, Taiwan.

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