Iranian weightlifting clubs have produced fine displays of valor and strength at the 2016 Asian Weightlifting Clubs Championships in Qatar, and managed to claim all three podium spots.
On Friday and the final day of the competitions in the Qatari capital city of Doha, Melli Haffari Company Ahvaz Sports Club, which is affiliated to National Iran Drilling Company, tallied 592 points to earn great acclaim from the spectators.
Niroye Zamini Club, which is affiliated to the Islamic Republic of Iran Army Ground Forces, secured the second spot in the championships with 568 points.
Zob Ahan Isfahan Club, sponsored by Isfahan Steel Company, came in third, having racked up 567 points.
Gold medalists at the 2016 Summer Olympics Sohrab Moradi and Kianoush Rostami accompanied Zob Ahan Isfahan Club in the Asian tournament.
The 2016 Asian Weightlifting Clubs Championships kicked off on December 14 in Doha, Qatar, and ran through December 16.
The competitions were staged in 56-kilogram, 62-kilogram, 69-kilogram, 77-kilogram, 85-kilogram, 94-kilogram, 105-kilogram and over 105-kilogram weight categories.
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