The head of Federation of wrestling of Iran Rasul Khadem and other leaders resigned in protest against the official ban clashes with Israeli fighters, reports «Radio «Freedom»».
Rasoul Khadem, a former Olympic champion, was reelected President of the Federation two months ago.
In a letter published on the website of the Federation, he argues that the practice of refusals in serious damage to the Iranian wrestlers who disqualifiziert international Federation of wrestling or who have to get a certificate of illness or injury, not allowed to go on the carpet.
One of the leaders of the Federation of Ebrahim Javadi said in an interview with ISNA that working in such conditions is impossible.
He added that the Iranian government should explain to the international federations, their policies and clarify, and not to force athletes to lie in the future.