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Former Iranian World Champ Helps Coach US Weightlifters at Olympics

Shahin Nasirinia represented Iran as a weightlifter at two Olympics, but at the Rio Summer Games he is helping coach the United States' weightlifting team. “I am happy with it. I love this sport. I love this job and I put my heart, everything into it,” Nasirinia told VOA. “Weightlifting is a sport where if you do even 1 kilogram of progress in one month, or two months, whatever, it makes you happy,” he added. “You see the progress and you go to training and you put everything into...

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