Iranian Para Powerlifters Depart for Tbilisi 2021

Iranian Para Powerlifters Depart for Tbilisi 2021

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran Para powerlifting team left Tehran on Thursday to compete at the 2021 Tbilisi World Para Powerlifting Championships.

The competition in Tbilisi starts on Saturday, November 27 with a one-day Junior Worlds followed by the World Senior Championships from November 28 to December 6.

China topped the medals tally at Nur-Sultan 2019 with seven golds ahead of Iran and Nigeria with three each.

A total of 475 powerlifters from 72 countries are set to compete in Georgia. This represents a 16 per cent growth compared to Nur-Sultan 2019.

Tbilisi 2021 will see 18 Tokyo Paralympic champions in action, five of them from China.

Iran Team:
56kg: Alireza Izadi
59kg: Yousef Yousefi, Mohsen Bakhtiar
65kg: Amir Jafari, Ali Seyfi
72kg: Nader Moradi
80kg: Rouhollah Rostami
97kg: Hamed Solhipour
107kg: Saman Razi, Ali Akbar Gharibshahi
+107kg: Mehdi Sayyadi, Ahmad Aminzadeh

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