FM spox congratulates Iran’s junior weightlifters on winning Asian title

TEHRAN, May 01 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi has extended his congratulations to the Iranian men’s junior weightlifting team on winning the Asian title.

The Iranian team stood on the top of the podium with 591 points followed by the hosting country Uzbekistan, which accumulated 562 points to be named the vice champion. Vietnemese squad came third after scoring 548 points.

The Iranian representatives brought home 7 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze medals to become the Asian champion.

Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship were held in Urgench, Uzbekistan and ended on Monday.

Iranian junior weightlifters were crowned in the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Junior World Championships in Japan.


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