Qaem Shahr IAU Student Becomes Champion in Bulgaria

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 09:08

A student of Qaem Shahr Islamic Azad University claimed gold medal at the United World Wrestling (UWW) Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria.

According to an ISCA report, Hassan Yazdani won a gold medal of Dan Kolov tournament after defeating Belarussian Ali Shabanau 16-5 in the 86kg final contest.

The Olympics gold medal winner defeated Lebanese Domenic Michael, Akhmed Adamovitch Magamaev from Bulgaria, Kazakhstan’s Azamat Dauletbekov, Russian Ruslan Abdulaev and Slovakian Boris Makoev on his way to the final.

Also, Reza Yazdani claimed a bronze medal by beating Russian Igor Alekseevitch Ovsiannikov 8-4 in 97kg bronze medal match.

The UWW Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov tournament, which is organized by Bulgarian Wrestling Federation, is awarding UWW Ranking Series points which in turn will determine the top four seeds at the 2019 World Championships in Kazakhstan.


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