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News ID: 1472
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 11:49 - 26 June 2013
Tehran,YJC. Iran has won the Asian Weightlifting games with 9 gold, 7 silver, and 5 bronze medals.

This year is the 6th year that the national Iranian weightlifting team obtains Asia championship.

This year the 44th round of the Asian Weightlifting Championships came to a close with Jaber Behrouzi, Rasoul Taqian, Sohrab Moradi, gaining the championship for 69, 77, and 85 kg categories, Yasin Baqeri snatching the bronze in the 94 kg category, plus 2 gold, 5 silver, and 2 bronze prizes in the 105 and +105 categories for Iran.

This is the first time in the 55 year history of the Asian Weightlifting Championships that Iran gains the championship twice in a row.

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