Iranian Para Powerlifters Depart for Tbilisi 2021
- November, 25, 2021 - 15:32
- Sports news
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.
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