Iranian weightlifter bags 3 gold medals at Asian Champs
Tehran, Iranian weightlifter Alireza Yusefi in the weight category of + 94kg received three gold medals at Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship held in Urgench, Uzbekistan
The +94kg weight category started with the attendance of Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan, Taipei, South Korea and Nepal.
In snatch field, Yusefi lifted 136, 141 and 144 kg weights.
In clean-and-jerk field, he lifted 176 and 186 kg weights and grabbed three gold medals.
Weightlifting, also called Olympic-style weightlifting, or Olympic weightlifting, is an athletic discipline in the modern Olympic programme in which the athlete attempts a maximum-weight single lift of a barbell loaded with weight plates.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA