Source: Tehran Times
Sohrab Moradi of Iran claimed a gold medal at the 2018 IWF World Weightlifting Championships on Wednesday. Moradi won a gold in the men's 96kg in the competition underway in Ashgabat , Turkmenistan. He lifted 186kg in snatch and 230kg in clean and jerk, winning the gold with a total of 416kg.
Sohrab Moradi (96kg, Iran 🇮🇷) 2018 World Champion!— IWF (@iwfnet) November 8, 2018
- 186kg Snatch 🥇 (WR)
- 230kg Clean & Jerk 🥇(WR)
- 416kg Total 🥇(WR) pic.twitter.com/zGpLQGBLlI
"I am very happy because of winning the gold medal because I was very
exhausted after the 2018 Asian Games. I did my best for my nation and I will
dedicate my gold medal to the Iranian people," Moradi said.
Tao Tian from China snatched the silver medal with a total of 407kg and the bronze medal went to Romanian Nicolae Onica with 391kg.
The 2018 World Weightlifting Championships are being held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan from November 1 to 10.
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