Iranian Sculpture wrestler

Iranian Wrestler Sculpture

The public is invited when the North American Iranian Friendship Society (NAIFS) presents the United States Sports Academy’s American Sport Art Museum & Archives (ASAMA) with a bronze sculpture of the late legendary Iranian wrestler and national hero Jahan Pahlavan Takhti. The presentation is set for Tuesday, 3 October 2017, at 6 p.m. at ASAMA, located at One Academy Drive in Daphne. Refreshments will be served. Created by sculptor Dr. Alireza Khaghani of Tehran, the three-foot, 110-pound statue depicts the Olympic and World Champion wrestler giving a wave of salutation and celebration. It is shown here being sculpted in clay before the bronze casting.