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Iranian Hercules Rezazadeh wins gold medal in world championships

The three-time world and twice Olympic +105kg weightlifting gold medalist Hossein Rezazadeh won all three golds in the 75th World Weightlifting Championships in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic, Saturday.

Rezazadeh, now the two-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time world champion was above his rivals from China and Ukraine who stood second and third respectively.

The unrivaled Iranian registered 202 and 246kg snatch and clean-and-jerk marks.

Artem Udachyn from Ukraine took the snatch silver with a 199kg record and Latvia's Viktors Scerbatihs bagged bronze, locking 198kg above his head.

In the clean-and-jerk contest, the Chinese lifter Feng Dong finished runner-up with a 245kg record and Udachyn stood third with a 245kg mark.


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