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HERNANDEZ VIEYRA Yesica Yadira (MEX) Youth Olympic Champion in the 48kg

The Colombian lifter SANTOYA ORTIZ Yineth Milena (COL) took the lead in the Snatch with 76kg. She was followed closely by HERNANDEZ VIEYRA Yesica Yadira (MEX) with 74kg while both CAMBEI Mihaela Valentina (ROU) and ORTIZ Dahiana (DOM) ended with 70kg.

While SANTOYA won the Pan-American Youth Championships in 2017, HERNANDEZ won the Gold in 2018. The competition for the Youth Olympic Champion title went on between the two of them. HERNANDEZ VIEYRA Yesica Yadira (MEX) was stronger in the Clean and Jerk and didn’t miss any of her three attempts. She ended with a Total of 171kg. SANTOYA ORTIZ Yineth Milena (COL) won the Silver Medal after missing only once at 91kg.

5th at the IWF Youth World Championships in 2017 and European Youth Champion in 2018, CAMBEI won the Bronze Medal with 158kg.