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Day 2 of the 2021 IWF Youth World Championships in Jeddah

Jeddah had a lot to offer on the second day of the 2021 IWF Youth World Championships. It was the second day of competition but the first day of records…And we saw not one but four of them!

The second day was the day for the Men 61 kg Groups (A and B), the Men 55 kg and the Women 45 kg categories. The day concluded with the M61 KG, which category brought three new Youth World Records.

Men 55 kg Category

At 13:00, Jeddah time, the A sessions began. In Snatch, in case of the Gold there was no question: Satrio Adi Nugroho from Indonesia lifted 11 kg more than the Silver medallist. We also saw the first Youth World Record in Snatch with Satrio Adi Nugroho’s amazing lift. The Silver medal went to the local Majed M. Kalitit Ali with a successful 100 kg third attempt after failing the second one. Patsaphong Thongsuk from Thailand won the Bronze medal with a 99 kg lift.

In the C&J the Indonesian Nugroho surprised everyone when he was not able to lift a single successful lift. Adolfo Angel Tun Dzib from Mexico, who had not won a medal in Snatch won the Gold medal in C&J with a 125kg lift. Thailand’s Thongsuk won the C&J’s Silver medal with a 124kg lift and the Bronze went to the Turkish lifter Ertugrul Secgin with a 123 kg Clean&Jerk.

In Total, Patsaphong Thongsuk (THA) won the Gold medal with 223 kg, the Turkish Ertugrul Secgin won the Silver with a 221 kg Total and Majed M. Kalitit Ali (KSA) won the Bronze with 215 kg.

Women 45 kg Category

The day continued with the Women 45 kg category. In Snatch, Rose Jean Ramos (PHI) managed a lift 4 kg higher than her immediate rival, Spain’s Ruth Sanchez Fuentefria. This allowed the Philipina to win the Gold medal in the discipline with three successful lifts (63 – 65 – 67). Ruth Sanchez Fuentefria (ESP) decided to start with an attempt  of 58 kg and progressively reach 63 kg in her third attempt which also gave her the possibility to get the Silver medal. (58 – 61 – 63).  Najla Khoirunnisa (INA) joined the podium with 62 kg as her best and only successful lift (62 – 65X – 66X).

In Clean & Jerk, Poland’s Weronika Oliwia Drzazga who was 6th in Snatch, won the Gold medal. Not only did she lift 5 kg more than her competitor Rose Jean Ramos (PHI) but even with her second valid attempt (81 kg) she could have taken the first place. After 3 successful lifts she secured the Gold on her third lift with the mark of 85 kg. (78-81-85). The Philipina took second place with her attempts being (78 – 80- 82X). The Bronze medal went to Najla Khoirunnisa (INA) with a lift of 80 kg as she lifted the 80kg later than Ramos. In C&J she could only make one valid lift out of three (80X – 80 – 83X).

In the Total table the podium was as follows: Rose Jean Ramos (PHI) 147 kg, Weronika Oliwia Drzazga (POL) 143 kg and Najla Khoirunnisa (INA) 142 kg.

Men 61 kg Category

After the Women 45 kg Group A, it was the turn for the Men. This session brought excitement to the audience (teams and officials) and we could enjoy three Youth World Records in around an hour, one in each discipline.

In Snatch, the Gold medal went to Kaan Kahriman from Turkey after accomplishing a 123 kg lift that not only got him the medal, but also the Snatch Youth World Record in his category. Silver went to Hampton Miller Morris of USA, who managed to lift 3 kg less, 120 kg. Finally, the Bronze went to Uzbekistan’s Khusinboy Matrasulov with a Snatch of 119 kg.

In the Clean&Jerk, we could also enjoy a Youth World Record: Hampton Miller Morris (USA) lifted on his third attempt 156 kg going beyond his previous C&J YWR of 153 kg and with this he also achieved a Youth World Record in the Total and getting of course both Gold medals. The Silver in C&J went to the Mexican Herseleid Antonio Carrazco Cetz with a successful lift of 145 kg, and the Bronze medal went to Rafik Minasyan (ARM) with the third attempt of 144 kg.

In Total, the Gold went to Hampton Miller Morris (USA) with the Total Youth World Record of 276 kg, the Silver to Kaan Kahriman (TUR) with a Total of 264 kg, and finally the Bronze to Herseleid Antonio Carrazco Cetz (MEX) who achieved a Total of 263 kg.