Olympic wrestling: Rezaei wins gold for Iran

London: Iran`s Ghasem Gholamreza Rezaei grappled to Olympic wrestling gold in the men`s 96kg division Tuesday, defeating Russia`s Rustam Totrov on points in the final.

Rezaei, 26, won 3-0 to take down the 2011 world bronze medalist and secure a third wrestling gold for his country.

Artur Aleksanyan of Armenia beat Cuba`s Yunior Estrada Falcon 3-0 in the bronze medal match.

Jimmy Lidberg, the 2011 world silver medalist from Sweden, won the second bronze medal in the category, beating Belarusian athlete Tsimafei Dzeinichenka 3-1.

IANS