Alireza Yousefi

Alireza Yousefi (Persian: علیرضا یوسفی, born 27 August 2003) is a weightlifter from Iran, who won a gold medal at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games.[1][2][3][4][5]

Alireza Yousefi
Victory Ceremony Boys +85 kg Weightlifting 2018 YOG 24.jpg
Personal information
Nationality Iran
Born (2003-08-27) August 27, 2003 (age 18)
Ghaemshahr, Mazandaran, Iran
Weight160 kg (353 lb)
Sport
Country Iran
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)+109 kg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 183 kg (2021)
  • Clean and jerk: 238 kg (2021)
  • Total: 421 kg (2021)
Medal record
Representing  Iran
Men's weightlifting
Youth Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Buenos Aires +85 kg
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Suva +109 kg
Asian Youth Championships
Gold medal – first place 2018 Urgench +94 kg

In 2019 he competed at the 2019 World Junior Weightlifting Championships in the over 109 kg category setting 6 youth world records.[6]

Major resultsEdit

[7][8]

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
World Championships
2021   Tashkent, Uzbekistan +109 kg 173 178 183 7 230 238 245 5 421 7
Youth Olympic Games
2018   Buenos Aires, Argentina +85 kg 150 156 162 3 202 211 218 1 380  
Junior World Championships
2019   Suva, Fiji +109 kg 156 163 171 4 212 225 233   396  
Asian Youth Championships
2018   Urgench, Uzbekistan +94 kg 136 141 144   176 186 195   330  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iran's Yousefi wins weightlifting gold by great comeback". 2018-10-14. Archived from the original on 28 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Yousefi Alireza (IRI) – last youth Olympic champion in Buenos Aires". iwf.net. 2018-10-14.
  3. ^ "Iranian weightlifter snatches gold medal in Buenos Aires". IRNA. 2018-10-14.
  4. ^ "Results" (PDF). buenosaires2018.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Khamhaeng dominates and Yousefi seals stunning weightlifting win". olympic.org. 2019-02-06.
  6. ^ "2019 IWF Junior World Championships – Results Book" (PDF).
  7. ^ "Weightlifting - Alireza Yousefi". TheSports.org.
  8. ^ "Yousefi Alireza". iwrp.net.

External linksEdit