LOPEZ LOPEZ Yeison got no challenger
LOPEZ LOPEZ Yeison (COL) was the only athlete winning three medals at this competition and all of them Gold. Several times Youth and Junior World Champion, his results are constantly improving. With his Total of 356kg, he registered his best result ever achieved at an IWF sanctioned event. With impressive lifts – all of them good – he lifted 18kg more than the Silver Medallist ending with a result of 338kg.
Ranking 5th in the Snatch, KHUDAYBERGANOV Shakhzod (UZB) came up in the Clean and Jerk and even made a high jump between his second and third attempts going from 186kg to 193kg but the weight was way to heavy to make it a good lift.
However, he still kept his second position in both in the Clean and Jerk and in the Total. Reaching 338kg, he was followed by IARKIN Viacheslav (RUS).
IARKIN won with two 4th place and got on the podium lifting only 1kg more than SUHAREVS Ritvars (LAT). The Latvian lifter won a Bronze in the Snatch while in the Clean and Jerk 3rd place was KIM Sungmin from Korea.