Sep 10, 2018, 3:41 PM
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Iranian para powerlifter bagged Asian silver medal

Tehran, Sept 10, IRNA – Iran won another silver in 2018 para powerlifting Asia-Oceania tournament on Monday.

Iran’s representative in 72kg category Rouhollah Rostami snatched a silver medal by lifting 211kgs in 2018 Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Championships.

Another Iranian athlete also won silver medal in 65kg category on Sunday.

Iran’s representative in 49kg category Alireza Izadi claimed a gold medal and broke junior Asian and world record with a 140kg lift on Saturday.

The 2018 Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Open Championships is underway Sept 8-12 in Kitakyushu, Japan.

This competition is also considered as the qualification stage for 2020 Summer Paralympics held in Tokyo, Japan.

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