Iran’s Hashemi seizes gold at World Weightlifting Championships

November 8, 2018

TEHRAN – Iran’s Ali Hashemi won a gold medal at the 2018 IWF World Weightlifting Championships on Thursday.

Hashemi won the gold medal in the 102kg with a total of 396kg after lifting 179kg in the snatch and 217kg in the clean and jerk.

Ukraine’s Dmytro Chumak claimed a silver medal with 393kg over Iranian Reza Beiralvand with also 393kg due to lighter body weight.

On Wednesday, Sohrab Moradi of Iran had claimed a gold medal at the 96kg.

The 2018 World Weightlifting Championships are being held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from November 1 to 10.

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