Jun 8, 2019, 11:00 PM
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Veep congratulates Iran's junior weightlifting team on championship

Tehran, June 8, IRNA - Iran's First Vice President in a message expressed his congratulations on gaining world championship by the country's junior weightlifters to the Iranian people.

Eshaq Jahangiri emphasized in his message, “The achievement of the championship by the Junior National Weightlifting Team for the fourth consecutive year in the junior championship of the world once again depicted the abilities and merits of the youth of this land."

Iran's first vice-president congratulated members of the national weightlifting squad, the sports community and the Iranian people, and said, "This sweet and valuable victory, which was the result of the junior national weightlifter round-the clock efforts, the compassionate efforts by the coaches and the technical staff, and pray for God Almighty’s blessing for all our beloved athletes' great success in various sports fields.”

According to IRNA, the national junior squad achieved championship in the World Junior Championships with 2 gold medals, 4 silver and 9 bronze and 622 points for the fourth consecutive year.


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