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First gold for Africa as Egyptian AHMED won the Women’s 69kg

Men 77kg

LOPEZ LOPEZ Yeison (COL) had incredible confidence and strength in the men’s 77kg bodyweight category and winning all 3 Gold Medals, he became Youth World Champion.

Silver Medallist in the Snatch, DAVITADZE Revaz (GEO) managed to control 130kg only at his last attempt. That good lift left the third position to FERNANDEZ LUGO Adolfo Alejandro (MEX).

The Clean and Jerk competition was all about bodyweight. All three athletes involved lifted 162kg, and the final rank was determined by “who is lighter”.

Lighter and Gold Medal winner LOPEZ LOPEZ Yeison (COL) was followed by DAVITADZE Revaz (GEO) and CUMMINGS Omar Malik (USA) came up to join them from a 7th in the Snatch. Same order for the results in the Total.

Women 69kg

First Gold for the African Continent as Egyptian AHMED Sara Samir Elsayed Mohamed (EGY) stood on the first place of the podium! Youth World Champion as well as Gold Medallist at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, her Total of 236kg is the best result she ever achieved at an international competition.

Commonwealth Junior and Youth Champion TILER Rebekah Jade (GBR) got two Bronze but with her Total of 213kg, she stood on second place of the podium.

First result from an international event for WU Shujing (CHN) winning the Bronze Medal for China with 86/121/207.

Men 85kg

Ending the competition with 6 good lifts, OBUKHOV Igor (UKR) was a bit less confident in the Snatch than the Colombian athlete RIVAS MOSQUERA Jhonatan (COL) who lifted 140kg and grabbed a Gold with an advantage 7kg. The great performance of FISCHER David (AUT) with his 133kg Snatch brought its first medal to Austria.

Explosive in the Clean and Jerk, the Ukrainian lifter OBUKHOV got the 183kg leaving him with a Total of 316kg and the Gold. Second place went to RIVAS MOSQUERA Jhonatan (COL) being only 1kg behind and the Kazakh lifter SAGYNDYKOV Chingiz (KAZ) stood on third place with 299kg.