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News number: 8803270618

13:12 | 2009-06-17

Sports

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Iran Comes Third in Weightlifting Championships in Romania

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian weightlifter Sajjad Behrouzi wining one silver and two bronze medals came third at World Junior Weightlifting Championships in Bucharest, Romania.



Behrouzi competing in 62 kg Group A lifted 133 kg in the snatch and 157 kg in the clean and jerk totaling 290 kg.

He managed to lift 125kg, 130 kg and 133 kg in the snatch to clinch bronze medals.

He then lifted 153 kg and 157 kg in the clean and jerk winning silver medal, the Iranian students news agency reported.

Indonesia and China stood respectively in first and second.

Weightlifters from Turkey, Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, China, Egypt, Dominican, Indonesia and Iran attended the races.