Wrestling in Iran

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Iranian wrestling (Persian: کشتی‎, translit. koshti) is a form of submission grappling that has been practiced since ancient times in Iran. A form today is koshti pahlavani practiced in the zurkaneh, while regional variations differ from one province to another.

Notable styles of Iranian wrestling include:

See also

External links

  • Documentary video of Iranian wrestling conditioning
  • Iran Wrestling parstimes.com
  • Amateur Wrestling Federation of the I.R. Iran


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