Iraqi wrestling team off to Kirgizstan for Asia juniors02/07/2012 17:14
BAGHDAD, July 2 (AKnews) – Iraq’s wrestling team has set off for Kirgizstan where the Asian competitions for the junior wrestlers will be held later this week.
Haitham Chaloub, a member of the Iraqi Wrestling Federation, said “The Iraqi team headed to Kirgizstan through the Tehran Airport this morning after finishing a 15-day training camp in the Iranian capital”
Ten Iraqi wrestlers will be participating in the Asian competitions in the free and roman styles.
The Iraqi wrestlers in Iran held a number of friendly matches as part of their preparation for the Asian wrestling championship.
The Iraqi wrestling team for seniors failed to achieve any results in the Asian championship that was held in Uzbekistan recently.
By Ameer Daghistani