Israeli weightlifter triumphs over Iranian competitor

By Jennifer Lipman, November 2, 2010


Hot on the heels of Israel's victory over Iran in the chess world, an Israeli has emerged victorious in the World Masters Weightlifting Championship.

Sergio Britva came first in the competition, held in Poland, beating an Iranian hopeful by lifting four more kilograms.

Hossein Khodadadi, however, was not exactly graceful in defeat. Watch his response when Mr Britva tries to shake his hand.

Last updated: 10:17am, November 2 2010