Mohammadreza Kheirollahzadeh of Iran won a gold medal at the 2017 Tashkent IBSA Judo World Cup on Monday.
The Iranian judoka defeated England’s Jack Hodgson in the final match of the +100kg weight category.
In the final, Kheirollahzadeh was able to get an attack in which almost brought a score for the Iranian. He followed that up in the next exchange to throw Hodgson for waza-ari before going straight into the hold down to finish the contest.
Iran took part in the prestigious competition with three athletes.