Russia took their first UWW Freestyle World Cup title since 2011 in front of home crowd in Yakutia ©UWW

Russia won their first United World Wrestling (UWW) Freestyle World Cup title since 2011 in front of a home crowd in Yakutia.

Russia progressed to the final of the tournament at the Yakutia Sports Training Centre after winning their final group game 10-0 against Turkey. 

They met Iran in the final, who had won two and drawn one of their matches in the group stage.

Russia were dominant in the final, defeating Iran 9-1.

Aryian Tiutrin got the opening win for Russia against Alireza Nosratolah Sarlak, defeating him 11-2. 

World champion Zaurbek Sidakov contributed to the overall victory with a 6-0 triumph against Reza Alireza Afzalipaemami, while European champion Vladislav Baitcaev edged past Ali Khalil Shabanibengar 2-1. 

The title was Russia's sixth in history but their first since 2011, with Iran having won every edition from 2012 to 2017.

It was also their fifth victory on home soil. 

Defending champions United States took the bronze medal after narrowly beating Japan 6-4.