Tashkent (IP) – Junior Iranian athlete won a gold medal in a snatch lift of 166kg at the 2022 Asian Youth and Junior Championships in Uzbekistan, setting a new Asian record.

Iran PressAsia: The weightlifter of the 89-kilogram category, Alireza Moeini’s snatch also broke Asia’s youth record by one kilogram.

He also won the silver medal in a double movement by lifting the weight of 191 kg and took the gold medal with a total of 375 kg. 

The 2022 Asian Youth and Junior Championships are underway in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, as of July 15 for 11 days.

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