Dec 13, 2017, 9:07 PM
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Iranian weightlifters crowned in 2017 Asian Youth Para Games

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA – Iranian weightlifters bagged five gold, two silver and three bronze medals to rank first in 2017 Asian Youth Para Games.

Iranian disabled weightlifter Alireza Izadi stood first in the 3rd 2017 Asian Youth Para Games which is underway in Dubai, the UAE, Iranian sports official said.

“Izadi in the weight category of 49kg lifted 132kg weight and received a gold medal,” Head of Kermanshah disabled sports committee Ezatollah Parnian told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Tuesday.

The 2017 Asian Youth Para Games will be underway until December 14.

During the second round of the Asian Para Games held in Malaysia in 2013, Iran snatched 27 gold, 12 silver and 20 bronze medals.

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