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Siamand Rahman wins powerlifting gold at Asian Para Games

Siamand Rahman wins powerlifting gold at Asian Para Games

Siamand Rahman wins powerlifting gold at Asian Para Games
October 13
11:53 2018

Iran's Siamand Rahman has broken the Asian Para Games record, to pocket gold in the plus 107 kilogram category.

The two-time Paralympic powerlifting champion, who set the world record at 310 kg at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, bench-pressed 273 kg in his first attempt, before going for the 293 kg in the second.

He lifted 295 kg in the third attempt, to bag another gold for Iran.

Meanwhile, Mansour Pourmirzaei who was competing in the same category pocketed silver, after bench-pressing 248 kg in his last attempt.

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