Record breaking Don Opeloge of Samoa, took with him two Gold Medals last night.
The 20 year-old broke the overall World Youth Standard Record of 342kg. He came in sixth place in the “snatch” category, lifting 151kg, but, came back strong in the “clean & jerk” category with 198kg, breaking the World Youth Standard Record of 191kg. He lifted a total of 349kg.
In second place was HOSSEINI Mohammad of Iran who lifted a total of 348kg. The 19 year-old, in the “snatch” category broke the World Youth Standard Record of 155kg, he lifted 157kg. He came in third place in the “clean & jerk” category, lifting 191kg.
Adamus Bartlomiej Stefan of Poland took bronze home, after lifting an overall 346kg. Adamus came in fifth place in the “snatch” category lifting 154kg, and
192kg in the “clean & jerk” category also beating the World Standard Record which was set at 191kg.