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Iran named champion of Tashkent 2018 Junior World Weightlifting Championships

Tehran, For the third time, Iran's Youth Weightlifting Team became champion of the 2018 Junior World Weightlifting Championships held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, at the Uzbekistan Sport Complex on July 7-14 2018.

Iran won 8,512 scores to stand as champion.

Hossein Soltani won two silver and a bronze medals, Rasoul Motamedi a bronze medal, Amir Azizi a bronze medal and Ali Davoodi two gold and a silver medals.

Uzbekistan and Turkey stood second and third, respectively in the list. Thus the US was the fourth.

Iran had already turned champion in Tokyo 2017 competition and Georgia 2016 competition.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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