Rouhollah Rostami Wins Silver

Rouhollah Rostami Wins Silver
Rouhollah Rostami Wins Silver

On the third day of Para Powerlifting Asia-Oceania Open Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan, Iran’s team raised its medal count to four after the silver medal won by Rouhollah Rostami.
According to IRNA, the Iranian lifter set the record of 211kg in the up-to-72kg category on Monday to clinch the Asian silver after Iraq’s Rasool Mohsin won gold with 219kg.
Rostami lifted 211kg in his first attempt. His efforts to equalize the Iraqi’s record in the second and third attempts failed and he had to settle for silver.
Peng Hu of China also lifted 211kg but won bronze due to his higher weight compared to the Iranian.


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