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Women wind up WWC with brilliant finish

Women’s competition ended on the 9th Competition day with the +75kg bodyweight category. From beginning till the end of the Championships women were unstoppable and continued performing World Records. KASHIRINA Tatiana (RUS) broke all 3 junior World Records with 145kg in Snatch, 170kg in Clean & Jerk and 315kg in the Total. Her performance in Snatch allowed her to be the new record holder of the Senior World Record and made her won the gold in Total besides her first place in Snatch and her third place in Clean & Jerk. The Chinese lifter MENG Suping finished silver medalist with a Total of 310kg, while the third place was attributed to JANG Mi-Ran (KOR) Olympic Gold medalist in Beijing 2008.

On the same day, Men’s competition continued with the 94kg category with Russia’s overwhelming success. IVANOV Alexander (Russia) lifted 185kg in Snatch and also won the gold in Total with 403kg approaching the end of the Championships in Antalya. This was just 1kg more than IVANOV Artem’s (UKR) result of 402kg in Total. The Ukrainian lifter attempted to break KAKHIASVILIS Akakios’s longstanding World Record of 188kg in Snatch, but couldn’t perform a good lift and closely missed. He ended up with 2 silver medals, one in Snatch, and a second one in Total. In Clean & Jerk CALANCEA Valeriu (ROU) won the gold medal with lifting 220kg and managed to keep his third place in Total.