If you are wondering what is going on in Iranian training halls these days, wonder no more. Behdad Salimi squatting what looks like 350kg (hard to tell, but the last red plate is barely fitting on the bar, could be 370 with 7 plates each side+ bar, post your guesses in the comments) and 85kg lifter Sohrab […]
Via the Iranian Weightlifting National Team Facebook Page. Olympic Without Behdad Salimi ! Behdad Salimi have a bad injury. so maybe he don’t participate at 2012 Olympic Games in London. that’s a very bad news for Iran’s Sport. Update: In a comment on their post they mentioned that it is a knee injury. Update#2: On Facebook he commented […]
Meanwhile in Iran… This just got posted by the Iranian weightlifting national team. Sohrab Moradi (85kg lifter) broke (unofficial?) the Clean & Jerk world record with 220kg (was 218kg by Zhang Yong, 1998). For a bit of background, Sohrab won the 1st Asian CUP-Interclub Weightlifting Championships (30 November 2011) with a 176 kg Snatch and […]
Meanwhile in Iran… Behdad Salimi going for a 260kg Clean and Jerk via Iran weightlifting national team
Training Hall video of 2 Iranian weightlifters, Shahin Nassirinia and Hossein Tavakkoli.