Iranian Women Weightlifters Make International Debut

Parmida Mahmoudian, Elnaz Bajlani, Mahieh Kalali and Seyyedeh Narges Mirzaki made the first Iranian weightlifting women’s team to appear on the international stage
Parmida Mahmoudian lifts a weight at the Uzbekistan games.Parmida Mahmoudian lifts a weight at the Uzbekistan games.

Iranian junior female weightlifters made their international debut and also set the first international records at the Asian Juniors Weightlifting Championships in Urgench, Uzbekistan, on April 20-30.
Parmida Mahmoudian of 68 kg weight class became the first Iranian woman to lift a weight in an international event. Regardless of the final result, it is considered a historical move in the history of the sport for Iranian women who have attended this stage for the first time on April 26, IRNA reported.
Mahmoudian’s results put her in sixth place of the games. On the second day of the tournament, the second Iranian lady Elnaz Bajlani in 63 kg class, tested her mettle on the board and finished fifth in her first international presence in the total division with a record of 143 kg.
The third lady was Mahieh Kalali in the 69 kg category. She set the record of 102 kg in the total division to rank fifth in the Asian tournament. 
Seyyedeh Narges Mirzaki will be the last from Iran’s women delegation to lift the weight.


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