Behdad Salimi

Behdad Salimi

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:08 Dec,1989
:29 years, 8 months
:Qa'em Shahr, Mazandaran, Iran
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About Behdad Salimi

Behdad Salimi Kordasiabi? is an Iranian weightlifter in the +105 kg category. Salimi currently holds the world record in the snatch with 214 kg in his weight class


At the 2010 World Weightlifting Championships Salimi won the gold medal in the +105 kg category.Salimi won gold again in the +105 kg category at the 2010 Asian Games with a 205 kg snatch and a 235 kg clean and jerk.

Salimi won the gold medal at the 2011 World Weightlifting Championships in Paris, France on November 13, 2011, and set a new snatch world record of 214 kg.

Salimi became the 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the +105 kg category on August 7, 2012 with a 208 kg snatch, a 247 kg clean and jerk for a total of 455 kg.

Behdad Salimi Achievements

Olympic Games:

Gold Medal - 2012 London Olympic Games, +105 kg

World Championships:

Gold Medal - 2010 World Weightlifting Championships,+105 kg

Gold Medal - 2011 World Weightlifting Championships, +105 kg

Gold Medal -  2014 World Weightlifting Championships, +105 kg

Asian Games:

Gold Medal - 2010 Asian Games, +105 kg

Gold Medal - 2014 Asian Games, +105 kg

Asian Championships:

Gold Medal - 2009 Asian Weightlifting Championships, +105 kg

Gold Medal - 2011 Asian Weightlifting Championships, +105 kg

Gold Medal - 2012 Asian Weightlifting Championships, +105 kg

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