Presence of 20 foreign teams in Fajr Cup weightlifting competition finalized

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA - The fourth International Fajr Cup Weightlifting Championships will be held as one of the stages of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with the participation of 20 foreign countries in Tehran.

The International Fajr Weightlifting Championships will be held in Tehran's Azadi Sports Complex on March 1-5.

Russia, Croatia, Turkmenistan, Mongolia, Hungary, Afghanistan, Germany, Iraq, Latvia, Republic of Azerbaijan, Romania, Turkey, Syria, Yemen, Cameroon, Austria, Qatar, Jordan, South Korea, Bangladesh and Iran are participating in the competition.

The tournament will be held at 7 Olympic weight categories (61, 67, 73, 81, 96, 109 and 109 kilograms).

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