Gharibshahi shattered the world record and sealed gold / Razi added a silver to his medal collection
Iranian powerlifters swept more medals and titles at the Pyeongtaek 2022.
IRISFD Public Relations – The Pyeongtaek 2022 Asia Oceania Open Championships was hosted in Korea.
Saman Razi, who represented Iran in the men’s up to 107kg, lifted 225kg and 233 kg in his first and second attempts. However, he failed to do 234kg in the last attempt and won two silver medals and claimed the second place.
Saman Razi stood 5th in the combined score with 458kg at the Pyeongtaek 2022.
Aliakbar Gharibshahi, another representative of Team Iran did 245kg in his first attempt. He, then, posted another good lift with 253kg and bested his own world record for 2kg. The representative of our country failed to lift 254kg in his third attempt. Gharibshahi broke the world record and swept 2 gold medals and the title at the Pyeongtaek 2022.
Gharibshahi, also, snatched the combined score bronze in the final standing with 498kg.