Sajjad Anoushiravani to Remain Iran Weightlifting Coach

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سجاد انوشیروانی

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Sajjad Anoushirvani will remain at the helm of the Iran weightlifting coach through the 2018 Asian Games.

The federation’s technical committee decided to keep him in his post in a session held in Iran Weightlifting Federation’s headquaters in Tehran on Sunday.

Anoushirvani, who won a silver medal in the men's +105kg during the London 2012 Olympic Games, replaced Hossein Tavakkoli in March.

Under leadership of Anoushirvani, Iran won a gold medal in the Olympics by Sohrab Moradi in 94kg.

Kianoush Rostami also won the gold medal in 85kg  but he finished in the first place by his own decisions.

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