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Iranian Powerlifter Siamand Rahman Aims to Break Record at Rio 2016

The world’s strongest Paralympian Siamand Rahman will be aiming to break the 300kg barrier at Rio 2016.
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The world’s strongest Paralympian Siamand Rahman will be aiming to break the 300kg barrier at Rio 2016.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) continued its announcements of Ones to Watch athletes for Rio 2016 on Thursday (7 January) by naming Rahman as one of 11 athletes to look out for in powerlifting.

According to Paralympic.org, Siamand Rahman is the defending world and Paralympic champion who breaks a world record nearly every time he competes in the men’s over 107kg class. 

The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, which run from 7-18 September, will see up to 4,350 athletes from around 170 countries compete in 528 medal events across 22 different sports.



Jan 7, 2016 21:13
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