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12 medals have been delivered yesterday in Tarragona

Weightlifting competition has finished yesterday in Constantí Pavilion at the XVIII Mediterranean Games with 12 medals. The Turkish team stood out from the rest of the delegations with 4 medals in this sports discipline.

Mohamed Mahmoud

In 77 kg men’s Snatch, the Olympic medallist in Rio Games, Mohamed Mahmoud has won the gold medal for the Egyptian delegation. Spain’s Andrés Mata has conquered the silver medal, putting an end to a brilliant year for his career since he obtained the third position in the European Championship. Finally, Turkey’s Celil Erdoğdu has won the bronze medal. The exact podium has resulted for the 77 kg category, clean jerk discipline.

As for the women’s Snatch category, the Tunisian athlete Ghofrane Belkhir, winner of Africa junior, has obtained the first position. The silver medal has gone to Turkey’s Nuray Levent. The third position has been conquered by Spain’s Irene Martínez. In Clean Jerk modality, Nuray Levent has won another gold medal and Ghofrane Belkhir a bronze one. The silver medal has been conquered by Lebanon’s Mohassen Hala Fattah.


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