Last competitions and closing in Lima
3 Gold Medals were awarded to the Russian lifter BOCHKOV Rodion ending the competition with a Total of 374kg. His compatriot, DZAGOEV Soslan (RUS) ended up second with a difference of 3kg between the two lifters (371kg). 5th place after the Snatch with only 1 good attempt, SAMORAJ Jaroslaw (POL) came up to the Third place of the Podium with an impressive 201kg in the Clean and Jerk, his Total was 363kg.
3 Gold Medals were awarded to TALAKHADZE Lasha (GEO) (190kg, 221kg, 411kg) and 3 Silver Medals to MINASYAN Gor (ARM) (183kg, 220kg, 403kg) in the Men’s +105kg Bodyweight category. Third place went to the Russian MARTIROSIAN Karen who lifted 385kg in the Total which is 18kg less than the Silver Medallist.
At the Closing Ceremony of the Championships Mr. Jose Quinones, President of the Peruvian Weightlifting Federation, President of the Peruvian Olympic Committee and also President of the Organizing Committee thanked all participants for having contributed in the success of these IWF 2013 Junior World Championships Lima, Peru.
Mr. Ismael Manuico, Manager of the Lima City Governor and Mr. Akio Tamachiro, National Sport Director of Peru also participated in the event.
On behalf of the IWF and its President Dr. Tamas Ajan, Mr. Sam Coffa, IWF Vice President gave a closing speech giving high appreciation to the Organizing Committee and especially to the President Mr. Quinones for the wonderful job accomplished.
The Best Female and Best Male athlete of the competition received the IWF/Eleiko Press Commission Trophy.
The Trophy of Best Female athlete of the competition went to WANG Xinyue (CHN) while the Best Male athlete of the competition was HRISTOV Valentin Snezhev (AZE).
Trophies were awarded to the best Male and Female athletes of the competition according to Athlete’s Choice. A Poll was conducted during the Closing Ceremony, and all delegates and athletes present had the opportunity to vote for their favorites.
According to Athlete’s Choice, the Trophy of Best Female athlete of the competition is awarded to MAXIMOVA Ksenia (RUS), and the Best Male athlete was HRISTOV Valentin Snezhev (AZE).
Mr. Sam Coffa, IWF Vice President officially closed these successful 2013 IWF Junior World Championships in Lima, Peru.
Once again, the IWF wants to thank the warm hospitality and professional organization shown by the staff and leaders of the Peruvian Weightlifting sport community especially the President Mr. Jose Quinones.