World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship begins in Iran

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Baku, Azerbaijan, May 15

By Umid Niayesh - Trend:

The 2014 World Greco-Roman Wrestling Championship has started in Iran's capital city of Tehran on May 15.

Wrestlers from 10 countries including Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia, South Korea, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Turkey, Finland, Armenia and the USA will compete for medals in the two-day event, Iran's IRNA news agency reported on May 15.

The international tournament is the third of a set of three FILA Wrestling World Cups in 2014.

Azerbaijan is drawn in Group B together with the South Korea, Armenia, Iran and Finland, while Russia, Hungary, Turkey, the USA and Kazakhstan are drawn in Group A.

The top three teams will receive prize money. The first team will get $30,000, while the second and the third - $15,000 and $10,000 respectively.

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