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LI Fabin seized the Gold from IRAWAN

In the men’s 61kg, Indonesian 2018 winner IRAWAN Eko Yuli was dethroned by Chinese Li Fabin, who also set new World Records in the Snatch and Total on the way.

The triple Gold Medallist Chinese set the World Record at 145kg in the first lift and 318kg in Total. Moreover, previously IRAWAN was holding the Record for the latter. For everyone’s surprise, the other Chinese participant, third on last years World Championship, QUINN Fulin bombed out in the Snatch, he consoled with a Clean and Jerk Bronze.

Behind LI and IRAWAN in Total, MOSQUERA VALENCIA Francisco Antonio came in third with 302kg, after finishing second in the Clean and Jerk with 170kg after the World Champion LI (173kg).