Mousavi wins Iran’s second silver at Asian Weightlifting Championships

April 26, 2019

TEHRAN - Ayoub Mousavi claimed Iran’s second silver at the Asian Weightlifting Championships underway in Ningbo in China.

Mousavi, who finished third in the snatch with 166kg and second in the clean and jerk with 207kg, claimed the silver with a total of 373kg in the 96kg weight category.

China’s Tian Tao managed 181kg in the snatch and 220kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 401kg.

The bronze medal went to South Korea’s Han Jung-hoon with 366kg after posting 160kg in the snatch and 206kg in the clean and jerk.

Ali Miri of Iran had claimed a silver medal in the men's 89kg category on Wednesday.

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