Sajjad Anoushiravani quits as Iran Weightlifting Coach

( 2012 Olympics silver medallist Sajjad Anoushiravani stepped down as Iran’s weightlifting coach on Sunday.

The 33-year-old coach quit after the technical committee of Iran Weightlifting Federation (IWF) decided to lift a ban on Kianoush Rostami.

Rostami was dropped from Iran weightlifting national team after not participating at training in February.

He won a gold medal in men’s 85 kg category at the 2016 Summer Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Anoushiravani stepped down as his role after IWF decided to lift bar on Rostami.