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LOPEZ LOPEZ Yeison – Record holder in the Snatch, Clean and Jerk and Total


2015 Youth World Champion DAENGSRI Nawaporn (THA) started the Snatch with a Gold. Lifting 97kg and winning by bodyweight over OU Lingli (CHN), she couldn’t keep the lead in the Clean and Jerk. Celebrating her Birthday today on the competition platform, the 18 year old lifter ending with 211kg was awarded the Silver in the Total.

OU however proved to be undefeatable in the Clean and Jerk where she only came out for her first lift right after all the other competitors took their attempts. With 120kg and a Total of 217kg she was awarded the Gold.

With 95kg Snatch – 112kg in the Clean and Jerk – 207kg in the Total, NABIEVA Muattar (UZB) was the third lifter to end above 200kg. Having a stable third place she won three Bronze for Uzbekistan.


Second athlete to set new Youth World Records at the 2016 IWF Junior World Championships Tbilisi, GEO is the Colombian lifter LOPEZ LOPEZ Yeison (COL)! The Junior and Youth Pan-American Champion as well as 2015 Youth World Champion set a new Youth World Record in the Snatch with 156kg, one in the Clean and Jerk with 190kg and two in the Total – first setting it at 341kg and then raising it to an impressive 346kg.

LOPEZ LOPEZ was unstoppable! No other athlete could even get close to his results. IARKIN Viacheslav (RUS) Silver Medallist at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games with 294kg made it also Silver here in Tbilisi with 333kg.

RODALLEGAS CARVAJAL Brayan Santiago (COL) Pan-American Youth Champion twice made it to the podium with a Bronze in the Snatch – a 5th place in the Clean and Jerk and a Total of 331kg.

KHUDAYBERGANOV Shakhzod (UZB) managed to grab a Silver in the Clean and Jerk while ZHOU Yukun (CHN) took the Clean and Jerk Bronze.