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Russian lifter sets world record in final act at Colombia

On the final day of the 2008 Junior World Championships in Cali, colombia, Russian Evgeny PISAREV set a new junior world record in the +105kg category with 196kg in snatch.

In the men’s team classification Russia dominated, with Ukraine and Iran taking second and third positions, respectively.

Team Classification – MEN                               Medal Table – MEN

The host country, Colombia proved to be the best among the female teams; Turkey finished in second, Russia in third position.

Team Classification – WOMEN                          Medal Table – WOMEN

In the absence of the Chinese squads, keen fights characterized many categories with a close finish among the top contenders. New nations like Tunisia and Egypt emerged with protagonists who won Champion titles.