Jun 8, 2019, 4:09 PM
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Iran weightlifters rank 1st in Junior World Champs

Tehran, June 8, IRNA – Iranian weightlifters Ali Davoudi and Alireza Yousefi received a silver and a bronze medal, paving the way for their team to rank first in Junior World Championships 2019 held in Fiji.

The event was held with the attendance of 248 players (112 female and 136 male) from 47 countries.

In snatch field, Iranian player lifted 180 kg weight in its first move, he also lifted 193 kg weight in his third move and received a gold medal.

Armenian weight lifter ranked second and Ukraine stood in the third place of the snatch field.

In clean-and-jerk field, Davoudi grabbed a silver medal and Armenia ranked first in this category.

Yusefi also received a bronze medal in clean-and-jerk field.

Iranian squad with 2 gold, 4 silver and 9 bronze medals and 622 points ranked first.

The US and Japan with 552 and 521 points ranked second and third, respectively.


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