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Women’s 64 kg Division Recap – IWF European Weightlifting Championships 2024

Day 4 of the European Weightlifting Championships in Sofia displayed impressive lifting session in the Women’s 64-kg weight category, where 12 female athletes were performing in the Group A.

The battle in the division was attention-grabbing as the contenders of the Top 6 were competing equally trying to surpass their rivals with at least minimal weight gap.

EWF 2024 Women 64 kg
EWC 2024 Women 64 kg

Let’s observe the highlights of this battle and finalize the winning lifts in each exercise. Keep following our review to know the details of this world-class tournament.

Two Ukrainians Reign the Category in the Equal Fight, Defeating the Polish Lifter 

Let’s see the TOP 3 weightlifters who gained the highest awards due to their exemplary lifts: 


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🥇DAVYDOVA Hanna (UKR) – 100-120-220
🥈SAMULIAK Svitlana (UKR) – 101-118-219
🥉WOLK Wiktoria (POL) – 94-121-215

The winner in today’s weight class was Davydova Hanna from Ukraine who lifted 100 kg in Snatch at the third attempt, 120 kg in Clean & Jerk, and a total of 220 kg.

Davydova Hanna
Davydova Hanna

The second place was occupied by her teammate Samuliak Svitlana who fell behind just by one kilo in total, 219 kg, she lifted 101 kg in Snatch, and 118 kg in Clean & Jerk.

The bronze medalist was Wolk Wiktoria from Poland: she lifted 94 kg in Snatch, 121 kg in Clean & Jerk, and got 215 kg in the sum of two exercises.

Top Athletes’ Review

The Women’s 64-kg weight category winner Davydova Hanna, she ranked sixth at the World Championships in Riyadh, being seventh at the European Championships in Yerevan. Compared to her prior results, today she surpassed herself and managed to win the gold medal in total.

Speaking about the silver medalist, Svitlana Samuliak from Ukraine, won the bronze medal at the 2021 World Championships in the 55-kg weight class in Tashkent. Also, she became a silver medalist in the 55-kg weight category at the 2023 European Championships in Yerevan with a total of 199 kg.

Svitlana Samuliak
Svitlana Samuliak

The bronze holder, Wiktoria Wolk from Poland, took the bronze medal at the European U23 Snatch Championships. At the World Championships in Riyadh, she ranked 11th, performing in the Group B with the result of 92-110-202.

Snatch results:

Considering the Snatch exercise, we can confirm that the performance was quite good, just several athletes had double no-lifts, no athlete bombed out, while three of them did all lifts successful.

🥇SAMULIAK Svitlana (UKR) – 101 kg
🥈DAVYDOVA Hanna (UKR) –  100 kg
🥉OZKAN Aysel (TUR) –  98 kg

The Clean & Jerk exercise five lifters failed their second and third attempts, while three athletes succeeded to perform all three attempts. Here’s the list of Top 3 lifters in the exercise:

Wolk Wiktoria
Wolk Wiktoria

Clean & Jerk results:

🥇WOLK Wiktoria (POL) – 121 kg
🥈DAVYDOVA Hanna (UKR) – 120 kg
🥉SAMULIAK Svitlana (UKR) – 118 kg

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Read the full report about each day of the 2024 European Weightlifting Championships prepared by our media team. Don’t miss the opportunity to stay updated and follow this great event in the Olympic weightlifting world with us from the very beginning till the end!

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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

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