Only good lifts were acceptable for today’s winners


The 6 good lifts performed by CHIANG Nien-Hsin (TPE) brought her an easy victory in the Women’s 53kg as she dominated the field. With her Total of 203kg, she had no challengers as Silver Medal winner PETROVA Anastasiia (RUS) lifted 195kg. 4th place after the Snatch, the Argentinian lifter NIEVAS Sasha (ARG) managed to grab the Bronze with 178kg.

In the Men’s 69kg, it was all about backflips. After lifting heavy weights, our youth athletes decided to show their other kind of skills and performed backflips on the weightlifting platform in Nanjing.

Regarding their real talent, their showed outstanding techniques while lifting.

CAICEDO PIEDRAHITA Andres (COL) secured his third place in the Snatch and 4th place MAKEYEV Mikhail (KAZ) done his best take the Bronze Medal but without success.

The final fight to win the Gold was very intense as both ANDREEV and IARKIN wanted it. It was finally the Bulgarian lifter ANDREEV Bozhidar Dimitrov (BUL) lifting a Total of 300kg who won the Gold with a last Clean and Jerk attempt on 167kg. Lifting 6kg less IARKIN Viacheslav (RUS) stood up on the second place of the podium.

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