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Women’s 90kg made its World Championships debut

The Women’s 90kg bodyweight category made its world championships debut.

HOTFRID Anastasiia (GEO), who won all three titles in the Women’s 90kg at the 2017 European Junior & Under 23 Championships, became Georgia’s first medal winner in women’s weightlifting at the World Championships.

The last athlete from Georgia to claim all three world titles in a single bodyweight category was ASANIDZE Georgi (Men’s 85kg in 2001).

HOTFRID ended with a 120kg Snatch, a 145kg Clean and Jerk and a Total of 265kg – 10kg more than Silver Medallist VALDES PARIS Maria Fernanda (CHI) ending with 255kg.

SANTANA PEGUERO Crismery Dominga (DOM) won Snatch gold in the women’s 90kg at the 2017 Pan-American Championships and she won a Silver medal here in Anaheim in the Snatch and two Bronze – in the Clean and Jerk and Total.

The last medallist from Dominican Republic was CONTRERAS Yuderqui (DOM), who finished second in the Snatch in the Women’s 53kg at the 2011 World Championships.