Result: Iran's Majid Farzin wins gold in men's -82.50kg

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Iran add a gold medal to their Paralympics table through Majid Farzin in the men's -82.50kg powerlifting.

Iran have claimed a gold medal in the men's -82.50kg powerlifting final through Majid Farzin.

Farzin saw off his competitors after lifting 237kg at the ExCel Arena, while Gu Xiao Fei of China secured his silver-medal podium spot by successfully lifting 228kg.

Egypt's Metwaly Mathana failed to lift more than 227kg but it was enough to pick up a bronze medal.

Opeyemi Jegede of Nigeria was unable to challenge for a place on the podium after lifting his maximum wait of 205kg.

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