Iran’s Greco Roman coach Mohammad Bana hospitalised after testing COVID-19 positive

By   - 15/11/2020

Mohammad Bana, Iran’s Greco Roman head coach was hospitalised on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19. He has been admitted to a medical centre in Tehran.
Bana is regarded as the most successful coach in the history of Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestling. Under his tutelage, Iranian wrestlers gained three historic gold medals at London 2012 Olympics.
He was tested positive data after the national team’s camp was shut down.

Iran, along with other countries, is experiencing a new spike in COVID-19 cases. Nearly 750,000 infections have been confirmed in Iran since the outbreak began with the death toll passing 41,000.

Iran Wrestling League returns

Meanwhile, Iran Federation will be resuming with the second round of the Wrestling League which was postponed for a week.

At the request of a number of clubs present in the twentieth season of the Imam Memorial Cup Wrestling Premier League, the start time of the return round of this competition was postponed for a week.

According to the Wrestling Federation and quoting the organization of the Wrestling League, according to the plan, it has been determined in advance and after announcing the cancellation of the 2020 World Championship, the return round of the Imam Memorial Cup Wrestling Premier League was to begin on December 1st.

A new program of these competitions was announced to the clubs, according to which the weightlifting ceremony of the Group A matches of the Premier Wrestling League will take place on December 29, and the return matches of this group will be held on December 9 and 10. The weightlifting ceremony in group B will be held on December 4, and the competitions of this group will be held on December 12 and 13.

Also, the freestyle wrestling return round of the freestyle wrestling league in group A will be held on December 6 and the competitions of this group will be held on December 16 and 17. Group B weightlifting will be held on December 7th and its competitions will be held on December 19th and 20th.

The semi-finals and final stage of the Premier League will be held on December 16th in freestyle wrestling and 28th of December in freestyle wrestling.

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