Christina Kelley leads the US team in the opening ceremony of 2014 Wrestling World Cup in Tehran, Iran.
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The only woman to go in Iran's wrestling arena

Christina Kelley was the first woman to be a team leader for the US National Greco-Roman wrestling squad.

She recently travelled with the team to Tehran, the host city of the 2014 Wrestling World Cup.

Women are banned from watching men's competitions in stadiums and sporting arenas in Iran, but Kelley received a surprise warm welcome.

BBC Persian's Hadi Nili spoke to her, once she got back to the US.

  • 05 Aug 2014
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