Uzbekistan wins first gold at the World Weightlifting Championships
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- As part of the World Junior Championships, which is being held in Saudi Arabia, the Uzbek national team won its first gold.
Dyorbek Ermatov (-73 kg) lifted 132 kg in the snatch exercise and was awarded a gold medal. However, in the clean and jerk exercise, he made a mistake and could not win the prize. In total, Ermatov lifted 278 kg and took fifth place.
World Weightlifting Junior Championships
Boys, -73 kg:
1. Nikita Vagin (Russia) - 291 (130 + 161) kg;
2. Nikoloz Esartia (Georgia) - 287 (128 + 159) kg;
3. Kilian Lehon (Spain) - 284 (126 + 158) kg ...
5. Diyorbek Ermatov (Uzbekistan) - 278 (132 + 146) kg.