Sohrab Moradi of Iran wins Gold in Men’s 94 kg Weightlifting

Iranian weightlifter Sohrab Moradi won the gold medal in Men’s 94 kg Weightlifting event of Rio 2016 Olympics on Saturday.

Sohrab Moradi of Iran wins Gold in Men's 94 kg Weightlifting

Sohrab Moradi lifted 182 kgs in the snatch and 221 kgs in the clean and jerk, for an overall score of 403 kilos, well ahead of others to win the gold medal.

Vadzim Straltsou of Belarus, the next best contestant, won the silver medal lifting 175 kgs in snatch and 220 kgs in clean and jerk for an overall score of 395 kilos.

Lithuania’s Aurimas Didžbalis won the bronze medal lifting 177 kgs in snatch and 215 kgs in clean and jerk for an overall score of 392 kilos.

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