Iran Runner-Up at 2021 World Para Powerlifting C’ships
- December, 06, 2021 - 13:36
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran finished in second place in the 2021 World Para Powerlifting Championships held in Tbilisi, Georgia.
The Iranian powerlifters won three gold medals, three silver medals and one bronze in the competition.
China, who participated in the competition with men’s and women’s teams, won the title with five gold medals, four silver medals and four bronzes.
Nigeria came third with three golds, one silver and two bronzes.
Hamed Solhipour in the 97kg, Ali Akbar Gharibshi in the 107kg and Ahmad Aminzadeh in the +107kg won three gold medals in the competition.
Amir Jafari in the 65kg and Rouhollah Rostami in the 80kg won two silver medals.
Saman Razi also took a bronze medal in the 107kg.
The tournament was one of the compulsory tournaments to qualify for the 2024 Summer Paralympics in Paris, France.