Iran wins 1st gold medal of world youth championship
Tehran, Iran 105+ kg weightlifter Ali Davoodi won the first gold medal of the World Youth Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, for Iran after lifting 192 kg weight with a snatch.
Iran's Arman Mohammadzadeh also stood 5th in the list.
Two weightlifters from Iran and eight others from China Taipe, Pakistan, Syria, Egypt, Poland and Armenia had taken part in the 105 kg A Group competition.
Already, Hossein Soltani had won two silver and a bronze medals, Rasool Motamedia a bronze, and Amir
Azizi a bronze medal for Iran.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA