Iran to vie at Asian Weightlifting Clubs C’ship

TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Three weightlifting clubs will represent Iran at the 2016 Asian clubs Championship for weightlifting to convene in Qatar.

The sportive event is scheduled to kick off on Wednesday September 14 in the Qatari capital of Doha where two Iranian Olympic gold medalists will also compete for trophies.

Accordingly, Sohrab Moradi and Kianoush Rostami, who clinched gold medals during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, will accompany Zobahan Isfahan Weightlifting Club in the Asian tournament.

In addition to Zobahan weightlifting team, Melli Haffari Company Ahvaz and Niroye Zamini sport clubs will also deploy weightlifting teams to the three-day event in Qatar.

Asian Weightlifting Clubs Championships will kick off on Wednesday December 14 in Qatar, Doha and will run through Friday December 16 with competitions in 56, 62, 69, 77, 85, 94, 105 and +105 weight categories.

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