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DATE : Thursday 30 June 2016 - 08:26
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Disabled Athlete from Gilan Invited to Weightlifting National Team

Saman Razi, Athlete from Gilan, has been invited to the training camp of disabled weightlifting national team

Disabled Athlete from Gilan Invited to Weightlifting National Team

According to the Caspian International News Agency, the fourth phase of weightlifting national team camp in preparation for the Rio Paralympic games will be held from June 24 to July 8 in Tabriz.

Saman Razi, an international athlete of weightlifting national team from Langarud, will be competing in 94 kg category.

Based on the decision of weightlifting national team staff, the camps will be held in cities that are similar to Rio de Janeiro in climate and height above mean sea level.

It’s good to mention that the disabled weightlifting national team of Iran has gained all 6 quotas for Rio Paralympics. This team got the third place in London Paralympics by wining four gold, one silver and one bronze medals.

Razi has 2 silver medals from 2013 Asian Weightlifting Championship in Malaysia and 2015 World Championship in Emirates.

(Translating by Negar Lotfi)


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