(Persia Digest) – Iran’s national weightlifting team has won the Youth World Weightlifting Championship title for the third consecutive year.

The tournament took place in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Iran participated with eight athletes and was able to win the championship with 512 points as a team.

Iran was also world champion in 2016 and 2017. On the medal table, Iran ranked sixth with 2 gold, 3 silver, and 3 bronze.

Team rankings are:

  1. Iran 512 points
  2. Uzbekistan 436 points
  3. Turkey 411 points
  4. USA with 407 medals

 

Medal rankings are:

  1. Georgia 5 gold, 1 silver
  2. USA 4 gold, 1 bronze
  3. Uzbekistan 3 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze

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