Pres. Rouhani felicitates weightlifters on clinching world title

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TEHRAN, Jun. 24 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani has extended congratulations on victory of Iranian weightlifters at 2017 Junior World Championships in Japan.

In a message, the Iranian President felicitated the chamiponship of Iranian weightlifters at Weightlifting World Championships, for the second consecutive year.

He saluted the Iranian nation on the triumph and appreciated efforts of coaches as well as champions.

Rouhani wished further success for brave athletes of the country voicing hope that Iran’s talented youth will win more notable attainments in various international arenas.

Iran's Junior Weightlifting Team, despite being ranked sixth in the medal ranking, won the World Championship title for the second consecutive year, with Reza Biralvand, Ali Davoudi and Rahman Ourameh featuring outstanding performances at the tournament in Japan, and being awarded 6 medals, including two precious gold ones.



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