(Persia Digest) – The strongest world weightlifter, Siamand Rahman, has been invited to the press conference being held for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

The invitation is for a television interview for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. Siamand Rahman will be leaving for Japan on Wednesday to be interviewed by NHK.

Rahman will also lift a 250kgs weight as a symbolic gesture on the sidelines of the televised interview.

The Olympic and Paralympic Committee intends to invite the best-known Paralympians for interviews in the remaining year until the start of the games.

Siamand Rahman is a record holder in the super-heavyweight category.

Rahman made history at the 2016 Rio Paralympics by lifting a 310kgs weight. When competing in Kazakhstan, he announced that he will make history again in Tokyo.


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