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Hossein Rezazadeh at the IWF office

Shortly after his retirement (prior to the 2008 Olympic Games) due to health reasons, Iran’s two-times superheavyweight Olympic Champion Hossein Rezazadeh was appointed as the Head Coach of the Iranian team. His first trip abroad in this new function took him to Hungary, where a mini national team are having a training camp at the National Training Centre of Tata.

Rezazadeh paid a visit to the IWF Secretariat in Budapest where he was welcomed by the staff, in the absence of President Dr. Aján, and was interviewed by the media.

The great Iranian champion was accompanied by György Szalai (Olympic bronze medallist and World Cup winner from Hungary) now Chief Coach of the Iranian Junior weightlifting team.