Rio Olympics 2016: Sohrab Moradi wins -94kg weightlifting gold

Sohrab Moradi
Sohrab Moradi lifted 182kg in the snatch and 221kg in the clean and jerk

Iran's Sohrab Moradi lifted a combined 403kg to win -94kg weightlifting gold at the Rio Olympics.

The 27-year-old surpassed Belarus' Vadzim Straltsou (395kg) with two attempts left, but failed to break the 233kg clean and jerk world record - finishing with 221kg.

Aurimas Didzbalis of Lithuania took bronze, lifting a combined 392kg.

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Lithuanian weightlifter celebrated bronze with backflip

Sonny Webster, Britain's only male weightlifter at Rio, finished sixth in his group, lifting a combined 333kg.

"That was the most amazing experience of my life," said Webster.

"You only get six minutes up there so I wanted to make sure I looked around and took it all in."

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