Iran’s Beiralvand takes gold at Asian Weightlifting Championships

April 26, 2019 - 23:42

TEHRAN - Reza Beiralvand of Iran won gold medal at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Ningbo, China on Friday.

The World Championships bronze medalist struck gold in the men's 102kg event, topping the standings in the snatch, clean and jerk and overall.

Beiralvand lifted 173kg in the snatch and 216kg to end on a total of 389kg.

Beiralvand's countryman Amir Hoghoughi won a silver medal overall on 384kg and the bronze medal went to Japan's Taro Tanaka on 364kg.

Iran’s Ali Miri (89 kg) and Ayoub Mousavi (96kg) have previously won two silver medals in the competition.

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