Tashkent (IP) - Iranian weightlifter claimed a gold medal at the 2021 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Thursday.

Iran PressAsia: Kianoush Rostami won a silver medal in the snatch with a lift of 167kg in the 89kg weight class.

The Iranian weightlifter also won a silver medal at the clean and jerk by lifting 206kg.

Rostami, Rio 2016 Olympic gold medalist, lifted a total of 373kg to finish first.

Kazakhstan’s Nurgissa Adiletuly won the silver medal with a total of 372kg and the bronze medal went to Sarvarbek Zafarjonov from Uzbekistan who lifted 368kg.


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