Komeil Ghasemi

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Komeil Ghasemi
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Born (1988-02-27) 27 February 1988 (age 26)
Sari, Iran

Komeil Ghasemi (Persian: کمیل قاسمی‎, born 27 February 1988) is an Iranian wrestler who won a bronze medal in the men's freestyle 120 kg event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] He also won a silver medal at the 2011 Asian Wrestling Championships in the 120 kg freestyle discipline.[2] He was born in Sari, in Iran's Mazandaran province.[3] Following his Olympic appearance, Ghasemi won the 120 kg weight class at the 2013 Freestyle World Cup in Tehran, Iran, helping his nation take gold in the tournament.[4] At the 2014 Asian Wrestling Championships he won a gold medal in the 125+ kg freestyle tournament,[5] while at that year's World Championships he took silver in the same event.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (August 2012). "Komeil Ghasemi Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  2. ^ "ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP - TASHKENT 2011" (PDF). International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles. May 2011. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Komeil Ghasemi". Athletes. London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. August 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  4. ^ "Iran wins Freestyle Wrestling World Cup". Tehran Times Volume. 11652 22 Feb 2013. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Asian Senior Championship - New Delhi (IND)" (PDF). International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles. April 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Iran’s Komeil Ghasemi wins silver in World Wrestling Championships". Tehran Times. 2014-09-09.