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I want to win gold in Olympics: Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimi

Source: Tehran Times

Iran's super heavyweight weightlifter Behdad Salimi has said that he is going to win the gold medal in the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Behdad Salimi (2011 file photo)

The two-time World Championships gold medalist suffers knee injury but the lifter has promised that he would claim the gold medal in the Olympics.

"With 40 days remaining, I've started my training again and I am going to win the gold medal. I want to show my affection to the all Iranian people by winning the gold medal in the Olympic Games," Salimi said.

Salimi, 23, has won two gold medals in World Championships, and three golds in Asian Championships as well as a gold medal in Asian Games.

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