EghtesadOnline: Iranian national weightlifting team in 62 and 69 kilogram categories received gold medals in International Fajr Cup which is underway in Ahvaz, Khuzestan province.
Iranian athlete Yaqub Pashutani in weight category of 62 kg ranked first in clean and jerk. He overpowered Turkish and Azeri rivals, IRNA reported.
Iranian weightlifter Mostafa Zareie in weight category of 69 kg defeated Turkish rival and stood first.
Some 52 weightlifters in 12 teams from Iran, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Turkey, Italy, Romania, Serbia, Thailand, Afghanistan, Cameroon and the US are competing in the event.