Iran has won the title of the 2012 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Pyeongtaek, South Korea after nine years. Iran's weightlifting team won the title with 501 points, only one point more than South Korea.
Iranian weightlifters Behdad Salimi and Sajjad Anoushirvani bagged 3 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals in the +105 kg category (file photo)
South Korea stood second while China and Thailand stood third and fourth with 420 and 415 points respectively.
Iran's ultra-heavy weightlifters Behdad Salimi and Sajjad Anoushirvani bagged three gold, one silver and two bronze medals in the +105 kg category of the competitions.
The Asian event is the last opportunity for regional competitors to earn a ticket to the Olympics.
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