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Azerbaijani veteran weightlifter claims European crown

25 May 2010 [14:05] - TODAY.AZ
Veteran Azerbaijani weightlifter Ahmad Shahbazov weighing in at 94 kg has lifted a total of 285 kilograms (125+160) to claim gold in the European championship in Linz, Austria.

Another Azeri athlete Asif Malikov has lifted a total of 247 kilograms (111+136) to take silver in the 69 kg class. The tournament brought together more than 600 weightlifters from 33 countries.


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