Iran’s Hashemi claims bronze at Asian Weightlifting Championships

April 27, 2019 - 19:30

TEHRAN – Ali Hashemi from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the men’s 109kg weight category of the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Ningbo, China on Saturday.

The Iranian weightlifter lifted 180kg in the snatch and 225kg to end on a total of 405kg.

Yang Zhe from China seized the gold medal overall on 417kg and the silver medal went to Uzbekistan’s Akbar Djuraev with 410kg.

Reza Beiralvand and Amir Hoghoughi had won a gold and silver medal in the 102kg.

Ali Miri (89 kg) and Ayoub Mousavi (96kg) had also won two silver medals in the competition.

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