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25 September 1401 at 20:23 |
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Iran’s first loss in a face-to-face battle with the Americans
Younes Emami went to the 74 kg classification match of the World Championship after defeating American Kyle Dick.
According to “Varzesh Se”, on the second day of the World Freestyle Wrestling Championship in Belgrade, Serbia, Younes Emami, who represented Iran in the 74 kg weight category, after Enrique Perez from Guatemala and Aymar Androssi from He defeated Estonia with the same result of 10-0. In the quarter-final stage, he defeated Turan Bayramov, the champion of the world hopes and the third place in Europe this year from Azerbaijan, with a result of 8-4 and advanced to the semi-final match. At this stage, he faced the American Kyle Dick, who had 3 world gold medals and an Olympic bronze medal in his career.
In this match, after the opponent did not receive a point warning in 30 seconds, Emami took him out of the mat in a struggle to end the first period with a 2-0 lead. In the second period, the representative of our country got off the mat after being trampled by the opponent, and then the opponent hit him. The referees gave 4 points to Kyle Dick, but after the protests of Iran’s coaches, the result was changed and one point was due to Emami’s exit. They gave the American wrestler from the mat and a warning was given to Emami for running away from the fan to make the result 2:2. The representative of our country went to the threshold of defeating the defending champion of this weight several times, but he failed in this, and in the end, he failed with the same result of 2:2 and due to receiving a warning, he went to the ranking match.