Ali Davoudi claims gold at Asian Weightlifting Championships

April 28, 2019

TEHRAN - Ali Davoudi took a gold medal in super heavyweight of the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Ningbo, China on Sunday.

The Iranian weightlifter lifted 195kg in the snatch and 237kg to end on a total of 432kg in the men’s +109kg weight category.

Chen Shih-chieh from Chinese Taipei claimed a silver medal, lifting a total of 422kg and Hojamuhammet Toychiyev from Turkmenistan snatched a bronze medal overall on 421kg.

Reza Beiralvand had won a gold medal in the 102kg on Friday.

Ali Miri (89 kg), Ayoub Mousavi (96kg) and Amir Hoghoughi won three silver medals in the competition.

The 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championships took place in Ningbo, China from April 17 to 29.

Over 460 athletes from 29 countries and regions, including China, Iran, Japan, South Korea and India partook at the competition.

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