Yekta Jamali has claimed Iran’s first-ever female weightlifter to win a world medal.
Jamali won Bronze medal at the 2021 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships, which is underway in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
The 20-year-old girl lifted 92kg in snatch and 116kg in clean and jerk and won the bronze medal with a total of 208.
Uzbekistan weightlifter Tursunoy Jabborova made 111-113-244 to win the gold medal and American participant Avery Owens bagged the silver medal with 93-118-211.
The 2021 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championship is being held in Tashkent from May 23-31.