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FICCO Cristiano Giuseppe (ITA) is Youth Olympic Champion

With one good lift in the Snatch at 145kg, FICCO Cristiano Giuseppe (ITA) took the lead in the Men’s 85kg bodyweight category. He tried 150kg but missed it twice.

European Youth Champion in 2018 in the 85kg bodyweight category, his best internationally registered Total is 335kg from the Mediterranean Games where he also finished first.

FICCO came out at 170kg for his first attempt in the Clean and Jerk being a good lift. BABAYEV Tarmenkhan (AZE), the European Youth Champion in 2018 but in the 94kg bodyweight category was following him closely. He made a considerable jump between his first and second Clean and Jerk – going from 160kg to 174kg. He came in second with 316kg.

Following two impressive lifts in the Clean and Jerk, FICCO Cristiano Giuseppe (ITA) went for 180kg and a third good lift. With his Total of 325kg, he became Youth Olympic Champion.

Silver Medallist at the 2018 Asian Youth Championships, ALOTHMAN Ali Yousef (KSA) won the Bronze Medal after a challenging battle with ASKARIDOUN Amirreza (IRI).