TEHRAN, Dec. 20 (Mehr News Agency) -- Newly-appointed caretaker of Iran Weightlifting
Federation Hossein Rezazadeh vowed he will eradicate doping in the sport in
"At first, we have to raise the knowledge of our
weightlifters about doping substances. Iran will be one of the powerhouses
soon," Rezazadeh said on Sunday.
"Hopefully, all experts will help me bring Iran's weightlifting back into
contention," he added.
Rezazadeh was sacked from the management of Iran's weightlifting team last week
because of poor results in the world championship in South Korea.
Iran Physical Education Organization President Ali Saeidlu chose Rezazadeh as
the caretaker of the federation on Sunday.
Rezazadeh nicknamed "The Iranian Hercules" won the gold medals in the Sydney
2000 and Athens 2004 Olympic games.
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