By Laman Ismayilova
The Freestyle Wrestling World Cup continues in the Iranian city of Kermanshah.
Azerbaijan's national team was challenged by U.S. wrestlers, Report informs.
The match ended with the score 4:4. However, the American team had upper hand in aggregate points (20:14) and was announced a winner of the pair.
Azerbaijani national team had its first match against Russian team in Group A. The sides tied - 4:4.
Firdovsi Umudov’s team also won match in group A against Georgia (5:3).
The team will meet Turkey in match for 3rd place.
Notably, Azerbaijani wrestlers won World Cup twice, in 2004 and 2009.
Wrestling remains the most popular sport in the county and is overseen by the National Wrestling Federation, which was established in 1993.
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