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Photos: The Strongest Men of Mashhad Competitions

Photos by Amin Khosroshahi, ISNA

These photos by Amin Khosroshahi presented here are from a competition held in Mashhad, northeastern Iran last week to decide the strongest men of the city.

Mashhad is one of the largest cities in Iran and one of the holiest cities in the Shia world. It is located 850 kilometres (530 mi) east of Tehran, at the center of the Razavi Khorasan Province close to the borders of Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. Its population was 2,427,316 at the 2006 population census.



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