India win third successive Kabaddi World Cup

Ahmedabad, Oct 22 (IANS) India fought off a tough challenge from Iran to win their third consecutive Kabaddi World Cup here on Saturday.

In perhaps the most exciting match of this World Cup, the Indians overturned a first-half deficit with a superb second-half performance to win 38-29.

India have thus won all the three Kabaddi World Cups held so far. They have beaten Iran in the finals of all the three editions.