TEHRAN (Tasnim) Iran started the 2019 United World Wrestling (UWW) Freestyle World Cup campaign by securing two victories on the opening day of the tournament in Yakutia, Russia on Saturday. - Sports news - The Iranian team defeated Mongolia 9-1 in Group B and then drew 5-5 with title holder USA but won the match by 21-18 technical points.
Iran will meet Georgia on Sunday and will advance to the final match if it defeats the team.
Group A consists of Russia, Turkey, Cuba and Japan.
The action in Yakutia is due to continue on Sunday with the third round and final.