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Iran top-ranked in Men's World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships

Source: Press TV

Iranian national bodybuilding squad has established the first position at the 70th edition of the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Men's World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships & 11th edition of World Amateur Classic Bodybuilding Championships in Spain.

Members of the Iranian national bodybuilding squad

Iran claimed the title after pocketing five gold, two silver and one bronze medals at the end of the five-day tournament in the eastern Spanish city of Benidorm.

Iran's Mehdi Haydari and Sajjad Niknam clinched two gold medals in the 70-kilogram and 85-kilogram weight categories respectively, while Hossein Kalateh snatched another gold in the 90-kilogram class.

Ja'far Ghaffarnejad and Behrouz Tabani also landed in the first place in the 95-kilogram and 100-kilogram weight sections, and were awarded gold medals.

In the 95-kilogram and 100-kilogram divisions, Maysam Keshvari and Hassan Khosravi also got two silver medals for Iran respectively.

Additionally, Mohsen Samadi pocketed a bronze medal in the over 100-kilogram class.

The competition began in Spain, on November 3 and finished on November 7, 2016. It brought together a total of 235 world athletes from different countries of the world.

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