Late Changes to Olympic Weightlifting Lineup

The IWF has released a couple of late changes to the lineup of weightlifters for the Tokyo Olympic Games, which start in less than two weeks.

In W+87, Parisa Jahanfekrian, who was to have been the first Iranian woman to compete in weightlifting at the Olympics, has been replaced by Guatemala’s Scarleth Ucelo Marroquin.

According to reports from Iran, she had shoulder surgery recently and has not been cleared by specialists to compete in Tokyo.

In M73, Korea’s Won Jeongsik has been replaced by Moldova’s Marin Robu.

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