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Iranian Para Powerlifters Depart for Tbilisi 2021

25 Nov 2021, 22:37 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran Para powerlifting team left Tehran on Thursday to compete at the 2021 Tbilisi World Para Powerlifting Championships.

- Sports news -

The competition in Tbilisi starts on Saturday, November 27 with a one-day Junior Worlds followed by the World Senior Championships from November 28 to December 6.

China topped the medals tally at Nur-Sultan 2019 with seven golds ahead of Iran and Nigeria with three each.

A total of 475 powerlifters from 72 countries are set to compete in Georgia. This represents a 16 per cent growth compared to Nur-Sultan 2019.

Tbilisi 2021 will see 18 Tokyo Paralympic champions in action, five of them from China.

Iran Team:

56kg: Alireza Izadi

59kg: Yousef Yousefi, Mohsen Bakhtiar

65kg: Amir Jafari, Ali Seyfi

72kg: Nader Moradi

80kg: Rouhollah Rostami

97kg: Hamed Solhipour

107kg: Saman Razi, Ali Akbar Gharibshahi

+107kg: Mehdi Sayyadi, Ahmad Aminzadeh

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