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Bak Joo-hyo won Bronze in Clean and Jerk In the Men’s 73 kg Category at the 2024 IWF Weightlifting World Cup

The 2024 IWF World Cup in Thailand serves as the ultimate opportunity for athletes to secure their spots in the upcoming Olympic Games slated for later this summer.

With their Olympic aspirations on the line, anticipation is high for remarkable performances at this pivotal competition. Fortunately, the men’s 73 kg category lived up to expectations, delivering numerous outstanding outings.

Bak Joo-hyo didn’t start the competition day in the best way possible, lifting only 150 kg on the Snatch, which left him outside of the top 10 for this list.

However, the representative of South Korea managed to pull himself together during the Clean & Jerk, as he got 195 kg on his second attempt, beating his previous best by four kilograms and securing the bronze medal for this lift.


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Unfortunately, due to his performance on the Snatch, his total of 345 kg got him only to fifth place overall. 

For his career, his best achievements so far are a silver medal from the Junior World Championships in 2017 and fourth place at last year’s Asian Championships.

Our full coverage of the IWF World Cup in Thailand can be found on our blog, so if you’ve missed out on important news and you want to catch up – that’s the perfect place to go. And if you want more visual and behind-the-scenes content, make sure to check out our social media channels and our YouTube channel as well.

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Tanya Shaiko

Author: Tanya Shaiko
News Editor, Olympic Lifting Enthusiast

Oly Lifting Experience: 6 years
Best ResultsSnatch – 61 kg,
C&J – 78 kg

I’m Tanya, and I just can’t do without fitness. About six years ago, I got into Olympic weightlifting and instantly fell in love with it. Weightlifting is like no other sport – it’s just you versus the bar. Driven by my unwavering passion for an active lifestyle, I’ve been eager to share my personal journey and sports enthusiasm with others. As a journalist and photographer, my interests come full circle, adding an extra dimension to the news column that I curate. This way, I keep my readers updated with the latest happenings in the sports world.

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