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The Gold stays in Tashkent

The Uzbek lifter, DAVRONOVA won the Junior World Champion title in the 90kg bodyweight category, after ranking 5th in the Snatch here in Tashkent.

RIOTTO Juliana Rose (USA), who have recorded two IWF registered competitions so far, finishing at the 8th place on the occasion of the 2017 Junior Worlds took the lead in the Snatch with three good lifts – 94kg, 97kg, 99kg.

Second at the 2018 European Championships and 2017 Youth World Championships FISCHER Sarah (AUT) came out at 96kg and moved up to 98kg. Both of them being good lifts, she came out to give 100kg a try but the weight proved to be too much this time. Ending with the same Snatch result as BOYNUEGRI Tugce (TUR), as FISCHER lifted first the 98kg weight, she got the Silver Medal leaving the Bronze to the Turkish lifter.

There was a close competition between three athletes, DAVRONOVA Dolera (UZB) 2018 Asian Youth Champion, RIOTTO and FISCHER in the Clean and Jerk.

Ranking 5th in the Snatch, DAVRONOVA showed impressive strength is the Clean and Jerk. She had the highest starting weight – 123kg – then with a successful 128kg attempt, and a Total of 225kg she got the Gold Medal in both.

RIOTTO missed her first attempt at 120kg, but immediately corrected it with her second. Her last Clean and Jerk at 125kg have her a Bronze as well as a Silver Medal for her Total of 224kg.

FISCHER attempted to lift more than the Uzbek DAVRONOVA, but her third attempt was considered a no lift by the jury. She ended with the same Total as RIOTTO – 224kg – and a Bronze Medal while this time, RIOTTO completed the winning lift first.

Austria got its first medal in the history of Junior World Championships.