Iran won the two freestyle finals in which they were represented as the first sets of medals were handed out at the United World Wrestling World Junior Championships in Tallinn.
Amirhossein Azim Maghsoudi beat Russia’s Kurban Shiraev 8-4 in the 65 kilograms final, while Abbas Ali Foroutanrami defeated Cuba's Yonger Pauli Bastida Pomares 10-0 in the 97kg final at the Estonian capital's Tondiraba Ice Hall.
Azerbaijan's Turan Bayramov and Kazakhstan's Syrbaz Talgat were the 65kg bronze medallists.
The 97kg bronze medals went to Uzbekistan's Makhsud Veysalov and Turkey's Feyzullah Akturk.
Among today's other winners was Japan’s Toshiya Abe, who edged the United States' Vitali Arujau in the 57kg final.
Kazakhstan's Adlan Askarov and Russia's Akhmed Idrisov were the bronze medallists.
There were also final victories for Russia's Amkhad Tashukhadzhiev at 79kg and Ukraine's Erik Arushanian at 70kg.
#WrestleTallin 65kg Medal Match Results— United World Wrestling (@wrestling) August 13, 2019
🥇- Amirhossein MAGHSOUDI 🇮🇷df. Kurban SHIRAEV 🇷🇺, 8-4
🥉 - Turan BAYRAMOV🇦🇿df. Ahmet Salim YIGIT 🇹🇷, 8-0
🥉 - Syrbaz TALGAT 🇰🇿df. Vazgen TEVANYAN 🇦🇲, 4-3
Tashukhadzhiev overcame Georgia's Bagrati Gagnidze 7-1, while Arushanian triumphed 6-5 over Moldova’s Vasile Diacon.
Rounding off the 79kg podium were Azerbaijan's Abubakr Abakarov and Hungary's Milan Mester.
Iran's Mohmmadsadegh Biglar Firouzpourbandpei and Russia's Alan Kudzoev were the 70kg bronze medallists.
The US are set to be represented in three of the finals decided today with David Aaron Carr facing Japan’s Jintaro Motoyama at 74kg, Lucas John Davison meeting Russia’s Alan Bagaev at 92kg and Mason Mark Parris going up against Iran’s Amir Hossein Abbas Zare at 125kg.
The two other finals pit Ukraine’s Andrii Dzhelep against Japan’s Kaiki Yamaguchi at 61kg and India’s Deepak Punia against Russia’s Alik Shebzukhov at 86kg.
All five finals are due to take place tomorrow.
Competition is also scheduled to begin in the 50kg, 55kg, 59kg, 68kg and 76kg women's wrestling categories.