Alireza Soleimani

Iranian amateur wrestler
Alireza Soleimani

Alireza Soleimani Karbalaei (Persian: علیرضا سلیمانی کربلایی‎, 2 February 1956 – 21 May 2014) was an Iranian super heavyweight freestyle wrestler.

He was the first and the only Iranian, to this day, to win the gold medal in the Superheavy Weight of Freestyle Wrestling. He won the medal at the World Championship 1989.

He was born in Tehran, Iran. Soleimani died from a heart attack, aged 58.[1]

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