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Third competition day and first gold for Romania

Women’s 58kg

With her last attempt in the Snatch, the Romanian lifter MOLIE Madalina Bianca had the chance to decide whether she’ll keep or give away the gold. Performing a no lift, MOLIE got the silver medal while INTAMAT Kamonchanok (THA) stood up on the first place of the podium.

In the Clean & Jerk, the Chinese lifter YANG Li went from 100kg to 109kg which was a too heavy weight for her and she couldn’t achieve a better result. After 3 unsuccessful lifts in the Snatch, FIGUEROA Yusleidy (VEN) proved to be the strongest and even though she had no Total, she won the gold medal in the Clean & Jerk with 114kg.

Ending the competition with 2 silver medals, MOLIE Madalina Bianca (ROU) was awarded the gold for the Total.

Men’s 69kg

WU Chao (CHN), bronze medallist at the 2011 IWF World Championships Paris, France left no chance to any of his opponents. He dominated the field. In the Snatch he was still closely followed by his compatriot SU Ying who he beat with only 2kg. With 190kg in the Clean & Jerk – 14kg more than the silver medallist GULIYEV Firudin (AZE) – there was no chance to any other competitor to beat WU.

In the Snatch, the bronze medal was awarded with 145kg to ISMAYILOV Daniyar (TKM) who came forward from group B.

The Albanian title holder GODELLI Daniel got the 5th place in the Snatch and didn’t show up to perform in the Clean & Jerk. PIPA Artiom (MDA) ranked 4th at the 2011 WWC Paris grabbed the bronze medal in Antigua Guatemala.