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06/01/16

Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami sets two world record

Source: Tehran Times

Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami sets two new World Record in the clean & jerk and total for the 85kg weight class. Rostami lifted 175kg in the snatch and 220kg in the clean & jerk, improving the world record by 2 kg in the clean and jerk.










Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami
(photos by Ahmad Moeinijam, Islamic Republic News Agency)
 

The new 85kg total record - 395kg - breaks that of Andrei Rybakou, who totalled 394kg at the 2008 Olympics (but lost on bodyweight to Lu Yong, who also totaled 394kg).

"I am so happy to set two world records since to earn the achievements I trained hard," Rostami said.

The Fajr Cup IWF Grand Prix has brought 32 weightlifters from eight countries together.

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