Competition was balanced and intense in the Men’s 62kg. Commonwealth Youth and Junior Champion in 2017, JEREMY Lalrinnunga (IND) competed in the 56kg bodyweight category before moving up. He took the lead in the Snatch but only with a 2kg advantage.
He was followed closely by the 2017 European Youth Champion TOPTAS Caner (TUR) also competing in the 56kg bodyweight category prior to the YOG. Both of them registered 4 good lifts, however JEREMY came out for his third attempt in the Clean and Jerk at 150kg making it a good one. He won the Gold Medal with a Total of 274kg.
With 122kg in the Snatch and 141kg in the Clean and Jerk, TOPTAS Caner (TUR) ended second while VILLAR MANJARRES Estiven Jose (COL) came in third.