Iranian athlete wins gold in para powerlifting
Tehran, Iranian athlete won the gold medal of Asia-Oceania Open Championship in Japan.
Siamand Rahman succeeded in winning the gold medal of para powerlifting on the last day of the competition in +107 kg by a 280 kg lift in the last round.
Mansour Poormirzaei, the other para powerlifiter from Iran, came the runner-up at the competition held in Kitakyushu.
Iranian athletes gained a total of two gold, five silver and two bronze medals at the championship.
The games as preliminary to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games began on September 8 and were wrapped up on September 12.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA