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New World Records set at the IWF Grand Prix Fajr Cup

The IWF Grand Prix – 1st International Fajr Cup, Qualification Event for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is held currently in Tehran, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The competition organized by the IRI Weightlifting Federation is hosted by the Azadi Sport Complex. Athletes are competing from 31 May until 2 June in the Men’s 85kg, 94kg, 105kg and +105kg bodyweight categories.

The absolute star of the first competition day was the local favorite ROSTAMI Kianoush setting two World Records in the 85kg. The new World Record in the Clean and Jerk is now 220kg, while he raised the Total to 395kg.