0158 GMT April 22, 2019
Moradi successfully lifted 186 kilograms in the snatch before hoisting 230 kilograms in the clean and jerk which smashed the world’s record, winning three gold medals in the snatch and clean and jerk and the combined event, IRNA reported.
On the seventh day of the 2018 World Championship Competitions, Sohrab Moradi won the gold medal in 96-kilogram category by lifting 186 a weight of kilogram in the snatch.
In the clean and jerk category, Moradi lifted 230 kilograms, winning the second gold.
He tried to lift 237 kilograms, but he won the third medal for the combined total of the two earlier competitions.
The 2018 World Weightlifting Championships opened in Ashgabat on November 1 and will continue until November 10.