Iran NPC, Tehran: Iranian Para Powerlifter Roohallah Rostami won the World title with a lift of 232kg, in men's up to 80kg at Dubai 2023, today. He also added another gold to Team Iran's medal tally, lifting 686kg in total.
China’s Gu Xiaofei seized a silver with 231kg and Iraqi’s Rasool Mohsin captured the bronze with 226kg.
Iran’s Ahmad Aminzadeh (Over 107kg) and Aliakbar Gharibshahi (Up to 107kg) had previously won two gold medals so far.
Mahdi Sayadi (Over 107kg) and Amir Jafari (Up to 65kg) had claimed two silver medals and Hamed Solhipour (Up to 97kg) had collected a bronze at the Seniors Best Lift.
Team Iran bagged nine colourful medals including 4 golds, 3 silvers and 2 bronzes at the 2023 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Dubai.
Around 500 elite powerlifters (including 56 juniors) from 80 countries vied for top honors at the Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City.