Iran stands second at World Weightlifting Championships

Iran's weightlifting team came second at the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships with 548 points in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Iran PressAsia: The Iranian weightlifters won a gold, a silver, and a bronze medal in the tournament.

Alireza Yousefi registered a new record in the tournament.

The 18-year-old weightlifter made 238kg in the clean and jerk in the +109kg and bettered the world junior record by one kilogram set by his compatriot, Ali Davoudi, in the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Ningbo, China.

Russia finished in first place with 581 points.

The 2021 World Weightlifting Championships was held from Dec. 7 to 17 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.


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