Rostami claims gold at World Para Powerlifting World Cup

Rouhollah Rostami from Iran seized a gold medal at the 2021 World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand on Friday.

He won a gold medal in the men’s under-80kg with a best lift of 241kg - a new world record. The reigning world champion from Nur-Sultan 2019 and a London 2012 Paralympic silver medalist bettered the previous record by one kilogram. Rostami’s countrymen Amir Jafari Moradi won a gold medal at the men’s under-65kg class, while Nader Moradi finished in second place at the under-72kg class.

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