Behdad Salimi 215kg Snatch *Update* Bahador Moulaei 261kg Clean

Meanwhile in Iran …

Behdad Salimi Snatched 215kg in a competition between weightlifters in the national camp to determine the top 8 for the Asian Games.

I am told his lifts were:

  • Snatch: 206, 212 and 215kg
  • Clean & Jerk: 250, 260

Also Bahador Moulaei was seen limping off the platform with injury (195 + 245, x261).

Update: Scroll down for Bahador’s 261kg attempt.

Update: Iranian Team for Asian Games announced (via).

  • +105kg:  Behdad Salimi (Bahador waits for MRI results, via)
  • 105kg: Navab Nasirshelal
  • 85kg: Kianoush RostamiRasoul Taghian
  • 69kg: Jaber Behrouzi
  • 56kg: Majid Askari

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