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Iran's Behdad Salimi sets a new weightlifting world record

Source: ISNA

Iran. Behdad Salimi set a new world record in superheavy category by lifting 214 Kg in the snatch lift during the Iran national championship competitions.

Behdad Salimi in 2010  
Behdad Salimi (2010 file photo)

Behdad Salimi, the strongest man of the world in 2010, as it has already been announced, attacked the 214 kg record and managed to lift it successfully in his second attempt to raise the former record of 213 Kg which has been registered in Asian championship competitions in 2003 by the olympics and world champion Hossein rezazadeh.

The owner of the gold medal of the 2010 world championship - Turkey, who has lifted 208 Kg in his first attempt, abandoned the board and did try his third opportunity.

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