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Iranian wrestlers win 2 bronze medals at Olympics
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Iran's Komeil Qasemi celebrates after winning bronze medal on August 11, 2012.Iranian wrestler Ehsan Naser Lashgari celebrates after winning an Olympic bronze medal on August 11, 2012.
Iran's Komeil Qasemi celebrates after winning bronze medal on August 11, 2012.
Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:37AM
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Iranian wrestlers Ehsan Naser Lashgari and Komeil Qasemi have won bronze medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games.


Three-time Asian champion Naser Lashgari defeated Turkey's Ibrahim Bolukbasi in men's 84-kilogram freestyle in London on Saturday to get the bronze.

Sharif Sharifov of Azerbaijan won the gold medal in this category and Jaime Yusept Espinal of Puerto Rico won the silver medal.

Iran's Qasemi defeated Tervel Ivaylov Dlagnev of the US in men's 120-kilogram freestyle.

Artur Taymazov of Uzbekistan won his third successive Olympic gold in the 120-kilogram freestyle wrestling class, beating Davit Modzamanashvili of Georgia in the final match.

Iran currently stands in the 16th place of the Olympic table with a total of 12 medals, four golds, five silvers, and three bronzes.

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