Wednesday , 13 December 2017

Ali Hashemi wins another gold for Iran at World Weightlifting Championships in Anaheim, California

PayvandNews – Ali Hashemi bagged another gold for Iran at the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships at the Anaheim Convention Center early Tuesday.

Iran takes another gold! Ali Hashemi 🇮🇷 showed immense fight to beat out the favourites in the Men’s 105kg.

🥇 Ali Hashemi 🇮🇷 | 404
🥈 @ArtursPlesnieks 🇱🇻 | 402
🥉 Ivan Efremov 🇺🇿 | 399

In the men’s 105 kilogram class, Hashemi finished on 404kg ahead of Arturs Plesnieks of Latvia, who lifted 402kg, and Uzbek Ivan Efremov – who had beaten Hashemi in September the last time they met – on 399kg.

Sohrab Moradi won the 94 kilograms on Monday with two world records and Iran has a chance of sweeping all three heaviest weight categories when Behdad Salimi Kordasiabi and Saeed Alihosseini compete in the super-heavyweights on Tuesday.