Rouhani congratulates Iran weightlifters' 1st ever world victory

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TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has extended congratulations on Iran's weightlifting team's victory at the world championships.

Rouhani, calling the achievement 'an honorable victory', posted the message on his twitter account on Wednesday.

"I congratulate Iranian nation, champions, coaches and managers of the national team the prestigious victory of Iranian weightlifters at World Weightlifting Championship 2017, achieved for the first time ever," his message reads.

Iranian weightlifters won their first World Weightlifting Championship 2017, which was held in Anaheim, Los Angeles, CA, USA from 28 November to 5 December.

Iran's Weightlifting Team with 8 weightlifters entered the world championship, which eventually won 5 gold medals, 3 silver medals and 6 bronzes and for the first time with 509 points won the world championship.

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