Siamand Rahman snatches gold at World Para Powerlifting Championship

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Siamand Rahman of Iran claimed a gold medal in the men’s over 107kg of the World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico City on Friday. After achieving what no other man had before by breaking the 300kg barrier at Rio 2016 to set a new world record of 310kg, most fans were expecting the Iranian to

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Paralympian Siamand Rahman shortlisted for 2017 Laureus Award

(IranSportsPress.com-Paralympic.org)- Six Paralympians who, between them, won 22 medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 Laureus Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award. This shortlist includes Belarussian S13 swimmer Ihar Boki who left Rio 2016 as the most decorated athlete after winning six golds and one bronze

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Iran’s Powerlifter Rahman voted as the best Male Athlete of the Rio 2016 Paralympics

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)-Iranian powerlifter Siamand Rahman has been voted by the public as the Allianz Best Male Athlete of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Prior to Rio 2016, Rahman’s mark stood at 296kg and he was determined to reach 300kg. He did not disappoint, clearing the bar at 305kg for the gold medal. He then

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Siamand Rahman breaks 300kg barrier on his way to powerlifting gold at Rio 2016

(IranSportsPress.com| Rio2016)-Siamand Rahman, the strongest Paralympian of all time, became the first powerlifter to break the 300kg barrier on his way to the heavyweight gold medal at Rio 2016 on Wednesday (14 September). The Iranian powerhouse defended his title in the over 107kg class with another phenomenal performance that saw him virtually competing against himself

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