Individual World Cup: Iran decides to send four wrestlers in Freestyle including Hassan Yazdani to Serbia

By   - 21/11/2020

Iran has decided to sent four wrestlers and two coaches in freestyle and Greco-Roman disciplines for the Individual World Cup scheduled from December 12 to 18 in Serbia. According to Iran Wrestling’s official website, Vice President Hamid Soorian said that Hassan Yazdani, Kamran Ghasempour, Gholamreza Mohammadi have been confirmed for Freestyle. As for Greco-Roman, Hossein Nouri, Mohammad Hadi Saravi and Behrouz Hazratipour will participate.
United World Wrestling (UWW) had replaced the world championship with the Individual World Cup after failing to fulfill the criteria it had set in June during an executive meeting.
The competition will feature all the 10 weight classes from Greco-Roman, Freestyle and Women’s wrestling. Furthermore, just like the worlds, each country will be eligible to pitch one wrestler per category. The total prize money is 300,000 Swiss Francs and will be awarded to the top 3 players in each class.USA, Japan and Cuba had withdrawn from the Individual World Cup citing COVID-19 concerns.

According to Japan wrestling federation, UWW will continue to monitor the situation and might cancel the competition altogether if conditions worsen. Moreover, the participation fee, which is usually 11 Swiss Francs, has been waived off. UWW has also reduced the accommodation expenses for the participants.

Check full schedule as mentioned by Japan Federation

December 12th (Sat) Men’s Greco-Roman 55, 67, 72, 77, 87kg class / 1st round-Semi-final
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13th (Sun) The day before the start class loser revival match ・ Final
Men’s Greco-Roman 60 ・ 63 ・ 82 ・ 97 ・ 130kg class / 1st round ~ Semifinal
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14 (Monday) Women’s 50 · 53 · 55 · 62 · 72kg class / first round – semi-finals
The Loser Resurrection Battle of the Class Starting the   Day
Before -Final ——————
Tue 15th (Tuesday) Women’s 57/59/65/68/76 / 1st round-
Starting the day before the semi -final Resurrection of the losers of the class ・ Final
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(Wednesday) 16th (Wednesday) Men’s Freestyle 57, 70, 74, 92, 125kg class / 1st round-
Starting the day before the semi -final Resurrection of the losers ・ Final
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Thursday, 17th Men’s Freestyle 61 ・ 65 ・ 79 ・ 86 ・ 97kg class / 1st round ~ The repechage of the
class starting the day before the semi -final ・ Final
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18th (Friday) Repechage / Final of the class starting the day before

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