Asian Para Games: Hamed Solhipour wins gold in 97kg powerlifting

Press TV – Hamed Solhipour has managed to win another gold medal for team Iran in powerlifting at the 2018 Asian Para Games.

Solhipour pocketed gold in the 97 kg category after bench-pressing 234 kilograms in his 3rd attempt, setting a new record for both the Asian Para Games and Asia. He attempted to set a new world record, but didn’t quite make it.