• 9 August 2017 - 14:37
  • News Code: 314673
Iran's powerlifting

IRNA - Powerlifting team of Iran Global Power Union (IGPU) ranked first among teams from ten countries in Ukraine.

The Iranian team in European Championship 2017 was coached by Saeed Fazeli and was headed by Samed Ghoreishi.

The team members in powerlifting included Saeed Fazeli, Mahdi Khodayari, Mohammad Reza Ahmadi, Mohammad Hossein Shahani, Azim Hajizadeh, Ebrahim Khatibi and Marjan Heydarzadeh who became champion of the competition.

In bench press, Samed Ghoreishi, Mohammad Daryai, Majid Dehqani, Ahmad Reza Zohrab, Behzad Mohammadpoor Motlaq, Ali Basatin, Pourya Mahmoodi ranked first in the contest.

Ghoreishi who is also Head of IGPU and International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) representative said that the team of IGPU will take part in the World League in Russia in October this year. 

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