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IWF Asian Weightlifting Championships 2024 Day 6 Recap – Male 96 kg

Day 6 of the Asian Championships displayed that female lifters have their sights set on defeating their rivals and becoming closer to victory in this competition.

All eight athletes demonstrated their power and precision to improve their personal bests to stand out during the tough battle.

Here’s a consistent overview of the performance of the Women’s 76 kg weight division outlining the leading athletes, their performances, including successful and failed lifts during the competition.

IWF Asian Weightlifting Championships 2024 Male 96 kg
IWF Asian Weightlifting Championships 2024 Male 96 kg

South Korea Leads the Ranking with 21 Kilos Gap Behind the Rivals

Total results:

The category’s leaders succeeded in outshining due to their ultimate dedication, exemplary performance, and mastery in weightlifting. These athletes managed to get to the Top 3:

  • 🥇Won Jongbeom (KOR) – 162-205-367
  • 🥈Usarov Sunnatilla (UZB) – 161-185-346
  • 🥉Tarmalov Nursultan (KGZ) – 149-184-333

The gold medalist in the Men’s 96-kg weight category became Won Jongbeom from South Korea who took three golds: in Snatch at 162 kg, Clean & Jerk at 205 kg, and 367 kg overal.

Won Jongbeom

The second place moved to the weightlifter from Uzbekistan Usarov Sunnatilla who performed 346 kg in total, 161 kg in Snatch, and 185 kg in Clean & Jerk. 

Tarmalov Nursultan from Kyrgyzstan became a bronze medalist with the following results: 149 kg in Snatch, 184 kg in Clean & Jerk, and a total of 333 kg.

To sum up, the competition between the six powerhouses was attention-grabbing due to multiple tense moments that brought some intrigue to the overall battle. Lifters were performing well by showing their form, excellent physical and mental condition, and trying to secure the bar overhead.

It needs to be mentioned that the weight gap between the first and second spots was 21 kilos, while the difference between the second and third places was 13 kilos respectively.

Usarov Sunnatilla

Top Athletes’ Review

The 96-kg weight class gold medalist Won Jongbeom lifted 162 kg in Snatch, and 205 kg in Clean & Jerk, resulting in 367 kg in total. Previously he showed the result of 172-212-384 at the 2023 World Championships in Riyadh.

The silver medalist Usarov Sunnatilla from Uzbekistan did 346 kg overall, 161 kg in Snatch, and 185 kg in Clean & Jerk. Today he fell behind the category’s leader by 21 kilos in total, one kilo in Snatch, and 20 kilos in Clean & Jerk.

The bronze medal moved to Tarmalov Nursultan from Kyrgyzstan. He did 149 kg in Snatch on the second attempt, 184 kg in Clean & Jerk on the third try, and finished with 333 kg overall. 

Snatch results:

After watching the Snatch performance, we can confirm that just four lifts overall were in red lights. This means that the performance rate of all athletes was above average. 

  • 🥇Won Jong Beom (KOR) – 162 kg
  • 🥈Usarov Sunnatilla (UZB) – 161 kg
  • 🥉Staroverkin Kirill (KAZ) – 150 kg
Tarmalov Nursultan

Clean & Jerk results:

The same situation was in the Clean & Jerk round: the majority showed good lifts creating a tense atmosphere between the supposed leaders:

  • 🥇Won Jong Beom (KOR) – 205 kg
  • 🥈Usarov Sunnatilla (UZB) – 185 kg
  • 🥉Tarmalov Nursultan (KGZ) – 184 kg

Keep watching the upcoming performances of the most powerful lifters who are ready to hit the podium to get the qualification for the Olympics. Subscribe to our channels to get first all the news of tomorrow’s competition day. On Day 7 we’ll have the categories of Women’s 87 and +87 kg, and Men’s 102.

Read the full report about each day of the 2024 Asian 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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