Iran's Noroozi wins Olympic wrestling gold
- Associated Press
- August 6, 2012 - 1:26 PM
LONDON - Omid Noroozi of Iran won the gold medal Monday in men's 60-kilogram Greco-Roman wrestling at the London Olympics.
Noroozi, the defending world champion, beat Georgia's Revaz Lashkhi 1-0, 1-0 to give Iran its second Greco-Roman medal in as many days.
Hamid Soryan won the country's first Greco-Roman gold on Sunday.
Noroozi beat Kazakhstan's Almat Kebispayev in a rematch of the 2011 world championship final, then took out Lashkhi for his first gold medal.
Russia's Zaur Kuramagomedov and Japan's Ryutaro Matsumoto won bronze medals.
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