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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani posted a photo on his Instagram to voice his anger at the unfair judgment passed on Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimi.
Ali Moradi, the president of Iranian Weightlifting Federation, slammed the unfair judgment passed by the jury against Iran’s Behdad Salimi at Rio Olympics, and stressed that it will remain in history forever.
Iran’s Behdad Salimi broke the world record in the snatch weightlifting of the Men's over 105-kilogram class at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games, but he was later disqualified in the clean and jerk stage following a controversial decision by the jury.
Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami won the gold medal in the men’s 85-kg category at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games on August 12, 2016.
Behdad Salimi, the Iranian weightlifter and the gold medallist in previous Olympic Games, arrived in the Brazilian city of São Paulo as their flight...
Hours after making her Olympic debut, Iranian archer Zahra Nemati carried her country's flag in the opening ceremony on Friday.
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