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Iranian weightlifter snatches gold medal in Buenos Aires

Tehran, Iranian weightlifter Alireza Yousefi in the weight category of +85kg received a gold medal in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Yousefi was also named as the most powerful boy of the games.

He lifted 150kg, 156kg and 162kg weights in snatch category.

In clean and jerk category, he lifted 202kg, 211kg and 218 kg weights and grabbed a gold medal.

The third Summer Youth Olympic Games, also called Buenos Aires 2018, is underway in the Argentine capital from October 6-18 with 4,000 athletes, aged 15-18, from 206 countries and areas competing in 32 fields.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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