M56kg THACH Kim Tuan (VIE)

Competition kicked off yesterday at the 2017 IWF World Championships Anaheim, USA however the first World Champion was crowned today in the Men’s 56kg bodyweight category (more

W48kg MIRABAI Chanu Saikhom (IND)

Winning with only 1kg, MIRABAI Chanu Saikhom (IND), 2017 Commonwealth Champion lifted her best registered Total at an international competition. (more)

M62kg MOSQUERA VALENCIA Francisco Antonio (COL)

Pan-American Champion in 2016, MOSQUERA VALENCIA Francisco Antonio (COL) claimed three silver medals in Houston two years ago. (more)

W53kg TANASAN Sopita (THA)

We were expecting to see an amazing battle between the Olympic Champion in the Women’s 48kg bodyweight category TANASAN Sopita (THA) (more)

M69kg WON Jeongsik (KOR)

Won Jeongsik (KOR) became the first athlete from Korea to win a world title in the men’s 69kg event. Prior to these world championships (more)

W58kg KUO Hsing-Chun (TPE)

Bronze Medallist at the Rio 2016, KUO Hsing-Chun (TPE) lifted every weight with ease. Her three good lifts in the Snatch brought her a Silver Medal (more)

M77kg MAHMOUD Mohamed Ihab Youssef Ahmed (EGY)

MAHMOUD Mohamed Ihab Youssef Ahmed (EGY) became the first World Champion from Africa in a men’s event since 1984 (more)

W63kg TOMA Loredana-Elena (ROU)

European Champion TOMA Loredana-Elena (ROU) had an incredibly balanced competition here in Anaheim. After three good lifts in the Snatch (more)

M85kg MENDEZ PEREZ Arley (CHI)

MENDEZ PEREZ Arley (CHI) gave Chile its first ever medal at the World Championships. In 2015, Chile’s best result was an 8th place in the Snatch (more)

W69kg SOLIS ARBOLEDA Leidy Yessenia (COL)

For the first time since 2007, multiple women claimed a gold medal in this weight category in a single edition of the world championships. (more)

M94kg MORADI Sohrab (IRI)

MORADI Sohrab (IRI) confident in the Snatch with three good lifts ended first with a 1kg advantage over SOBIROV Farkhodbek (UZB) (more)

W75kg VALENTIN PEREZ Lidia (ESP)

VALENTIN PEREZ Lidia (ESP) came out last to take her three consecutive attempts in the Snatch – all of them being good lifts. (more)

M105kg HASHEMI Ali (IRI)

Both HASHEMI Ali (IRI) and EFREMOV Ivan (UZB) missed their Snatch at 186kg leaving them with a 183kg good lift for the first and 182kg for the second. (more)

W90kg HOTFRID Anastasiia (GEO)

The Women’s 90kg bodyweight category made its world championships debut. HOTFRID Anastasiia (GEO), who won all three titles in the Women’s 90kg (more)

M+105kg TALAKHADZE Lasha (GEO)

Impressive lifts from the Rio 2016 Olympic Champion in the Snatch. TALAKHADZE Lasha (GEO) added 3kg to his previous World Record setting the new one to 220kg. (more)

W+90kg ROBLES Sarah Elizabeth (USA)

Bronze Medallist at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and reigning Pan-American champion ROBLES Sarah Elizabeth (USA) was the only lifter in the Women’s +90kg bodyweight category (more)

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