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: Bahador will probably be lifting at Asian Games (via).

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, Update: looks like he will be ok, via)
  • 105kg: Navab Nasirshelal
  • 85kg: Kianoush RostamiRasoul Taghian
  • 69kg: Jaber Behrouzi
  • 56kg: Majid Askari

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Training Day with the Russian Weightlifting Team *Update* Women’s Edition Added

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After the Training Day with the Russian Junior Weightlifting Team, here is the Men's edition. This is either pre Europeans or from 2013. Most of the big names are in it. Enjoy. Post your highlights in the comments. Update 28.09.2014: Here is … [Continue reading]