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Iran at 2018 Asian Games: Day 10 Highlights

Gold medallist Uzbekistan's Mukhsin Khisomiddinov (2L), silver medallist Iran's Jafar Pahlevanijaghargh (L) and bronze medallists Afghanistan's Mansour Sarwari (2R) and Uzbekistan's Nurbek Turaev pose during the awards ceremony for the men's +90kg kurash event at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 28, 2018. (AFP)

In the Asian Games, Team Iran have pocketed two more medals in Kurash. Jafar Pahlevani grabbed silver after losing the final bout in the plus 90kg category to his Uzbek opponent.

Uzbekistan's Mukhsin Khisomiddinov fights with Iran's Jafar Pahlevani during the final match of the men's +90kg category kurash event at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 28, 2018. (AFP)

The Iranian made his way to the final after defeating opponents from Tajikistan, India, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. That’s while, Ghanbar-Ali Ghanbari pocketed a bronze in the minus 66 kg category.

In the medal standings, China sit at the top with 97 gold and a total of 206 medals. Japan and South Korea are 2nd and 3rd on 43 and 32 gold medals respectively.

Jakarta Palembang 2018 Asian Games

The host nation Indonesia are in 4th with 24 gold medals, while Iran stand in 5th place with 17 gold medals, 16 silvers and 16 bronze medals.

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