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Para Powerlifter Clinches Gold, Sets New Junior World Record

Para Powerlifter Clinches Gold, Sets New Junior World RecordPara Powerlifter Clinches Gold, Sets New Junior World Record

Iran junior para powerlifter Alireza Izadi clinched two medals in the 2018 World Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Open Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan, on Saturday.
According to ISNA, the Iranian set a new junior world record in up to 49kg category by lifting 140kg to win gold.
The previous record was held by another Iranian, Mohsen Bakhtiar, set in Dubai in 2014 who lifted 131kg.

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