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First Russian Gold

Women’s 63kg

The 1st Russian Gold (all 3) of the competition was awarded to AKHMETOVA Diana (RUS) for her 6 good lifts.

2010 Youth Olympic Games Silver Medallist, 2011 Youth World Champion and 2012 Junior World Champion with 237kg, she lifted today 1kg less still winning it all.

Silver Medal was awarded to KIM Hyo Sim (PRK) 2014 Junior Asian Champion. 2014 European World Championships 4th place MOLIE Madalina Bianca (ROU) ended with a Total of 227kg, a Bronze in the Snatch, Silver in the Clean & Jerk and a second Bronze in the Total.

Bronze MOLIE Madalina Bianca (ROU) 2014 European 4, Silver 2013 Junior World Championships

Quotes from AKHMETOVA Diana (RUS):

I’ll now have 1 week to rest before starting training. I hope I’ll be there at the 2014 IWF World Championships in Almaty.

Men’s 77kg

The Chines lifter SU Ying (CHN) earned the Gold Medal in the Snatch with 158kg, and in the Total with an impressive advantage of 9kg over the Silver Medallist.

With 191kg, MOHAMED Maged (EGY) managed to grab the victory in the Clean & Jerk, but the 1kg advantage over SU was only enough for the second place in the Total. MOHAMED tried to break the World Record, but couldn’t manage to control the weight.

Third place was awarded to ASHYROV Dayanch (TKM) after a 4th place in the Snatch with 143kg and also 4th in the Clean & Jerk with 169kg.

Quotes from SU Ying (CHN): “My personal best is 165kg in the Snatch and 190kg in the Clean & Jerk. I know I can do better, but I am happy for my victory.”