Only one day after the triumph of KOHA Rebeka, Latvia can celebrate the overwhelming victory SUHAREVS Ritvars (LAT) in the Men’s 77kg bodyweight category.
On the fourth competition day of the 2018 IWF Junior World Championships, the 2017 European Junior World Champion SUHAREVS came out quite late in the Snatch with a starting weight of 148kg.
He continued to raise the bar to 152kf first and 156kg – both being good lifts. He secured a 7kg advantage compared to SOLTANI Hossein (IRI) ending the Snatch on 149kg.
Asian Junior Champion in 2018, SOLTANI got the Silver Medal.
Third place was awarded to ARTMUYATOV Gayrat (UZB) followed closely by HARUTYUNYAN Rafik (ARM) ending 4th.
HARUTYUNYAN ended 10th at the 2017 Juniors was confident in the Clean and Jerk. With 179kg, he ended second – just 1kg behind SUHAREVS. With his Total of 324kg, he took the Bronze Medal.
SOLTANI Hossein (IRI), went for a third attempt at 177kg and made it a good lift after missing his second one in the Clean and Jerk (176kg). He won a Bronze Medal and a Silver in the Total with 326kg.