Ecuador and Uzbekistan took Gold
Impressive competition in the Women’s 75kg bodyweight category where strength and power were under the spotlight.
Her sister competing in the W63kg couldn’t reach such heights, but DAJOMES BARRERA Neisi Patricia (ECU) got the best out of her performance.
Following a well set strategy, she took the victory step by step. Winning three Gold with 108kg as her best Snatch and 134kg as her best Clean and Jerk, she stood up on the first place of the podium for her Total of 242kg.
SHYSHANOVA Anastasiia (UKR) followed her in the Snatch with 107kg. Only 4th in the Clean and Jerk she however got a sufficient advantage to grab the Silver in the Total with 230kg.
Third place was awarded to POGHOSYAN Sona (ARM) in the Total with 223kg, but she also got a Silver in the Clean and Jerk.
TRETYAKOVA Maria (RUS) ended 6th in the Total but still got a Bronze in the Snatch while the second Ecuadorian lifter in this bodyweight category SALAZAR ARCE Tamara Yajaira (ECU) won one in the Clean and Jerk.
Taking 170kg as a first lift, the Uzbek lifter SOBIROV Farkhodbek made it three good ones going for 175kg and 180kg. Taking a 9kg advantage over TSIKHANTSOU Yauheni (BLR) and an 11kg one over third place PYROHOV Kyryl (UKR), he started the Clean and Jerk with great confidence.
His first attempt at 200kg was impressive and he kept moving on until reaching 210kg.
Silver Medallist at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games and 2016 Junior World Champion he defended his title and defeated all opponents in the Men’s 94kg bodyweight category.
With his Total of 378kg TSIKHANTSOU Yauheni (BLR) registers his first result achieved at an IWF competition. He won 3 Silvers medals in a row.
After a 5th place in the Snatch, OURAMEH Rahman (IRI) lifted 205kg in the Clean and Jerk and besides winning a bronze medal for that, he also won a Bronze in the Total with 364kg.