105kg ? New Junior World Champion from Russia
The prolonged Russia vs. Kazakhstan duel eventually concluded in a success for the former in the 105kg category for men. The snatch was won by Belorussian Sergey ISTOMIN, but only on bodyweight over Russian Igor MERKUSHOV. In clean and jerk the Russian gained a massive 8-kg lead and pushed ISTOMIN back into bronze-medal position.
MERKUSHOV captured the ultimate victory with a 379kg total, the runner-up being ISTOMIN and Roman RUSSYANOVSKY of Kazakhstan took the bronze.