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Iranian weightlifter wins bronze in Asia Para

Jakarta, Iranian power lifter Hamzeh Mohammadi on Tuesday won the third place, grabbing a bronze, in Asian Para Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Mohammadi managed to lift 181- and 185-kilogram weights, but failed to list the 190-kilogram won to finish third in the ranking after the Chinese and Malaysian athletes.

Mohammadi had received a silver medal in Incheon Games held in South Korea in 2014.

The 3rd Asian Para Games opened in Jakarta on October 6 with a spectacular 'We Are One' opening ceremony performance.

Some 3,000 athletes from 43 countries and regions in Asia are competing in the games on Oct. 6-13. The competitions feature 18 sports, including track and field, swimming, badminton, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair volleyball, and chess.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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