Iran’s Siamand Rahman shortlisted for the ‘Best Asian Powerlifter’

September 16, 2018

World Para Powerlifting has revealed the shortlist for the ‘Best Asian Powerlifter’ following the Asia-Oceania Open Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan.

The public can now vote for their winner on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The powerlifter with the most combined votes across all social media pages will be the winner.

Siamand Rahman may not have gone for the world record this time, but is always special to watch him compete. Rahman comfortably won the men's over 107kg with a 285kg lift.

Lingling Guo and Tan Yujiao both from China and Iraqi Rasool Mohsin are also nominees to win the award, Paralympic.org wrote.

The public has until 12:00 (CEST) on Friday (21 September) to vote for the powerlifter they want to be the ‘Best of the Asia-Oceania Open Championships.’

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