Powerlifters win medals at 2022 Asian Para Games


HANGZHOU, China – Iranian powerlifters Mohsen Bakhtiar and Yousef Yousefi won a silver and a bronze medal in the 2022 Asian Para Games on Tuesday.

Bakhtiar lifted 191kg in the Men’s -59 kg Final while Chinese athlete Yongkai Qi claimed the gold with 194kg.

 Yousefi also seized a bronze with 181kg.

A total of 128 male athletes represent Iran in 16 events and 82 female athletes compete in 11 events.

Iran finished in third place in the 2018 Asian Para Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Iran’s slogan in the 2022 Asian Para Games is “Faith, Iran, Honor” and the name of the delegation is “Children of Iran”.

Hangzhou 2022 takes place from Oct. 22 to 28. An estimated 3,000 athletes compete across 22 sports.

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