Iranian women crowned at Asian Belt Wrestling Alysh

A total of four medals – including a couple of golds – saw Iranian women’s team win the title at the freestyle competitions of the 2023 Asian Belt Wrestling Alysh in Jizzakh, Uzbekistan.
On Wednesday, Ommolbanin Mohseni and Reyhaneh Gilani walked away with the ultimate prizes of the 60kg and 70kg contests respectively, while Roqiyeh Mahmoudabadi (65kg) and Ezzat Qorbani-Sani settled for double silvers, as the country finished atop the freestyle ranking with 230 points.
The host stood second with 215 points, with Kyrgyzstan in the third place.
The triumph came a day after Iran had also lifted the winner’s trophy in the classic event – courtesy of four silver medals and two bronzes.
Mohseni, Gilani, and Mahmoudabadi were joined by their 55kg teammate Sepideh Babaei in grabbing the silver in their respective weight classes, with Qorbani-Sani and Sahar Ghanizadeh (75kg) leaving Jizzakh with two bronze medals.
Iran was followed by Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan in the team table.
This was a second successive double team gold for Iran at the competition.


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