Iran won three gold medals on the first day of men's freestyle action ©Getty Images

Iran claimed three titles on the first day of the men's freestyle events at the Asian Wrestling Championships at the Buyant Ukhaa Sport Palace in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia.

World junior champion Rahman Amouzad Khalili, Ali Bakhtiar Savadkouhi and world bronze medallist Mohammad Hossein Mohammadian secured golds in the under-65 kilograms, under-79kg and under-97kg, respectively.

Amouzad Khalili swept past Mongolia’s Tsogbadrakh Tseveensuren before defeating Bajrang Punia of India 3-1 in a close encounter in the final.

Kaiki Yamaguchi of Japan secured one of the bronze medals against Tseveensuren while Uzbekistan’s Abbos Rakhmonov took the other versus Haji Mohamad Ali of Bahrain to add to his previous bronze in 2018.

Savadkouhi repeated Iran's success by beating India's Asian silver medallist Gourav Baliyan on a points decision.

Arsalan Budazhapov and Yudai Takahashi picked up the under-79kg bronze medals for Kyrgyzstan and Japan.

Budazhapov defeated Turkmenistan's Gurbanmyrat Ovezberdiyev and Takahashi bettered Byambadorj Enkhbayar of Mongolia.

The third and final Iranian gold medallist, Mohammadian, dominated the home nation's Batzul Ulziisaikhan in his final to win his second Asian Championships gold of his career.

Kazakhstan’s Mamed Ibragimov and India’s Satyawart Kadian were given bronzes for their triumph against Zyyamuhammet Saparov of Turkmenistan and Mukhammadrasul Rakhimov of Uzbekistan.

Tokyo 2020 silver medallist Ravi Kumar made history by being the first Indian to win three Asian Championships gold medals

He stamped his name into history books in comfortable fashion against Kazakhstan's Rakhat Kalzhan to claim his third consecutive gold in the under-57kg.

Bronze medallists Japan's Rikuto Aral and Kyrgyzstan's Almaz Smanbekov completed the podium, defeating Zanabazar Zandanbud of Mongolia and Gulomjon Abdullaev of Uzbekistan.

The men’s freestyle was rounded off by Japan’s Taishi Narikuni taking the under-70kg title.

He took down Ernazar Akmataliev of Kyrgyzstan in the final.

India’s Naveen and Kazakhstan’s Syrbaz Talgat clamed the discipline's bronzes following their victories against the hosts' Temuulen Enkhtuya and Iran's Mohammademehdi Moslem Yehanehjafari.

The Asian Championships are set to conclude tomorrow with the final men's freestyle bouts.