Iranian President Congratulates on Disabled Weightlifters’ Championship

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani congratulated the country’s disabled weightlifters’ championship in the 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships in Dubai, the UAE.

“I would like to sincerely congratulate the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Iran’s honorable people, particularly champions and medalists as well as their families on the championship of the brave men of the country’s national team of disabled weightlifters in global competitions,” Rouhani said in a statement issued on Friday.

The Iranian team with a total of 12 Medals, 5 golds and one bronze in the men’s junior and one gold and 5 silvers in the Men’s senior made a great success in the championships in Dubai.

The 2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships, held from April 5 to 11 in the UAE, brought over 330 athletes from nearly 60 countries together.

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