Iran to participate at IBSA Powerlifting World Championships

November 9, 2018 - 17:28

TEHRAN – Iran headed to Egypt on Friday to participate at the 2018 International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Powerlifting and Bench Press World Championships.

The competitions will take place in Luxor, Egypt, from Nov. 13 to 16.

The championships will feature junior and masters categories and is expected to attract 70 athletes from 13 countries.

Nezam Dodel, Chairperson of the IBSA Powerlifting Committee, said: “We are very excited to host the powerlifting and bench press World Championships in Luxor.

“We are expecting a great competition as some of the world’s best athletes with visual impairments come to battle for titles at the highest level.”

Defending champions Iran will partake at the championships with seven powerlifters.

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