U.S. wrestlers get warm welcome in Iran after visa-immigration backlash nearly canceled their trip
By: Maggie Hendricks | February 13, 2017 3:04 pm
American wrestlers traveled to Kershmanshah, Iran, for the freestyle World Cup later this month, and were given a warm reception by fans and media. Two-time Olympian Jordan Burroughs — who beat Iranian Sadegh Goudarzi for gold in 2012 — shared the moment on his Instagram.
* * * lliseeisgoldI'm very thankful for the warm reception we received today and even more grateful that this trip was made possible. We are very happy to be here in Iran and ready to compete! ...
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