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Double victory stamps Iran’s overall success in the Youth Men’s World Championships

17-year old Bahador Moulaei took all the gold medals and his compatriot Iranian Gholamreza Asgharkhah (also 17 years of age) collected the silvers in the men’s +94kg category at Chiangmai. This double victory helped the Iranian team to a top position in the nations’ classification of the 1st Youth World Championships held in Thailand. Russia and China were thus pushed into second and third places, respectively.

Already the champion, Young Moulaei tried to make the Championships’ only 200-kg lift in the last attempt of the competitions and it was a close miss.

With a high attendance exceeding all expectations, the 1st EGAT Youth World Championships – the main Qualification Event for the 2010 Singapore Youth Olympic Games, ended with a Closing Ceremony in true Thai style.