Sohrab Moradi, one of the world's best weightlifters who was seen as a strong favourite to win a second Olympic gold medal next year, is likely to miss Tokyo 2020 because of a serious back injury suffered in training this week.
Olympic champion Moradi sets three global standards on way to triple gold at 2018 IWF World Championships
Iran's Olympic gold medallist Sohrab Moradi broke world standards in the men's 96 kilograms snatch, clean and jerk and total events to claim a clean sweep of titles on day seven of the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here in Turkmenistan’s capital.
Olympic champion Moradi breaks two men's 94kg world records on golden day at 2017 IWF World Championships
Iran’s Sohrab Moradi broke the men’s 94 kilograms clean and jerk and overall world records on his way to claiming a hat-trick of gold medals on day six of the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships here.
Olympic champion Sohrab Moradi broke the overall men’s 94 kilograms weightlifting world record to headline a busy eighth day of sporting action at the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games here in Turkmenistan’s capital.
Sohrab Moradi made it two Olympic weightlifting gold medals in as many days for Iran after winning the men’s 94 kilograms title at the Riocentro - Pavilion 2 venue in Rio de Janeiro.