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IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024 – Men’s 109 kg Division Recap

Day 12 of the World Cup  in Thailand became remarkable due to bright performance in the Men’s heavyweight 109-kg category. Eight lifters presented strenuous performances full of thrilling moments. 

Keep following our highlights and reviews of the penultimate day of this weightlifting event where the super heavyweight division will compete to define the winners. 

Djuraev and Dadashbayli Leads the Top 3, While Lomtadze Makes a Debut at the Event of a High Level 

Let’s see the TOP 3 weightlifters who gained their winning spots thanks to impeccable lifting sessions: 

  • 🥇Akbar Djuraev (UZB) – 189-227-416
  • 🥈Dadash Dadashbeyli (AZE) – 177-211-388
  • 🥉Zaza Lomtadze (GEO) – 170-209-379

The winner in today’s weight class was  Akbar Djuraev from Uzbekistan who lifted 189 kg in Snatch at the third attempt, 227 kg in Clean & Jerk at the second lift, and a total of 416 kg.


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Akbar Djuraev
Akbar Djuraev Gold Snatch at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

The second place moved to Dadash Dadashbeyli from Azerbaijan who got in total of 388 kg, he lifted 177 kg in Snatch, and 211 kg in Clean & Jerk.

The bronze medalist was Zaza Lomtadze from Georgia: he lifted 170 kg in Snatch,  209 kg in Clean & Jerk, and got 379 kg in total.

Top Athletes’ Review

Let’s observe today’s leaders by reminding their key accomplishments of their latest performances.

The Men’s 109-kg weight category winner Akbar Djuraev from Uzbekistan, is an Olympic and Junior World Champion. He won gold at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, he’s a two-time gold medalist at the world championships, and a three-time silver and bronze medalist at the Asian Championships and Asian Games. By the way, his Olympic Record was 430 kg in total, thus today he presented an average total result for him.

The silver medalist, Dadash Dadashbeyli from Azerbaijan, is a bronze medalist at the 2023 World Championships, is a 2024 European Champion, a 2021 European Champion. He started his weightlifting career in 2007 by winning gold competing at the weightlifting competitions among juniors.

Dadash Dadashbeyli
Dadash Dadashbeyli Silver Snatch at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

His last performance at the European Champs in Sofia resulted with three golds: 176 kg in Snatch, 212 kg in Clean & Jerk, and a total of 388 kg. And today he showed almost equal weights on the bar clinching the silver medal.

The bronze medalist, Zaza Lomtadze from Georgia was competing at the 2023 EWF European Junior & U23 Championships in Bucharest resulting in gold with 161-210-371.

Snatch results:

Having analyzed the Snatch round, we can state that the performance was pretty good because there were minimal unsuccessful lifts. Just two athletes had two failed lifts.

  • 🥇 Akbar Djuraev (UZB) – 189 kg
  • 🥈 Dadashbayli Dadash (AZE) –  177 kg
  • 🥉 Amriddinov Sharofiddin (UZB) –  170 kg
Zaza Lomtadze
Zaza Lomtadze Bronze Medalist at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

Clean & Jerk results:

The Clean & Jerk exercise showed that two lifters had two red lights, while two athletes, namely from the second and third places, refused to perform their last attempts.

  • 🥇Akbar Djuraev (UZB) – 227 kg
  • 🥈Dadashbayli Dadash (AZE) – 211 kg
  • 🥉Viera Espinoza Hernan Moises (PER) – 210 kg

Stay with us on the last day of the World Cup in Thailand to know first who will lead the super heavyweight divisions. Let’s celebrate the culmination of this great sports event together.

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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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