Just one week before the 2017 World Bodybuilding Championships (Benidorm; Spain); Iran proved to be not of the most powerful countries in male disciplines, after winning the four Classic Bodybuilding categories celebrated in the recent Asian Amateur Championships celebrated in Hong Kong (23rd to 25th November).
Mahdi Dalir (-171 cm), Yousef Hamidi (-175 cm), Farhad Azizi (-180 cm) and Yaser Biglou (+180 cm) won the Gold medals, in this discipline; leading an Iranian Team that was able to reach up to 9 medals from the 12 available. Only China (Silver), UAE (Silver) and Korea (Bronze) were ables to get one medal, in Classic Bodybuilding.
With its 4 winners fighting for the overall title in the Super Final, the tallest champion, Yaser Biglou, became in the Overall champion, defeating by only 1 point his team mate Yousef Hamidi (8 points to 9 points).
Picture: Yaser Biglou (Iran), showing his Overall Medal and Pro Elite Card, as winner in the Classic Bodybuilding Super Final, surrounded by IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja and organizer, Mr. Hugo Chan.