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IWF Weightlifting World Cup – Women’s 64 kg Recap

Day 6 of the IWF World Cup demonstrated athletes’ desire to win this competition and show their ultimate physical condition.

Some of them succeeded in shining out during the competition by improving their personal bests, while others failed to push their limits. 

Samuliak Svitlana
Samuliak Svitlana at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

Total Dominance of PRK Athletes, while Ukraine at the Third Place with More than 20 kilos Gap

Total results:

Let’s see today’s leaders who showed us incredible performance and tough competition for the top ranking and Olympics qualification:

  • 🥇RIM Un Sim (PRK) – 114-144-258
  • 🥈RI Suk (PRK) – 108-140-248 
  • 🥉 SAMULIAK Svitlana (UKR) – 101-120-221

The gold medalist in the 64-kg weight division became Rim Un Sim who won all gold medals in the category with a Snatch at 114 kg at the third lift, Clean & Jerk at 144 kg on the second attempt, and 258 kg in total.


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The second spot came to her teammate Ri Suk who performed 248 kg in total that is 10 kilos behind RIM, 108 kg in Snatch at the first attempt, and 140 kg in Clean & Jerk at the first lift as well. 

Svitlana SAMULIAK from Ukraine occupied the third position with the following results: 101 kg in Snatch at the last lift, 120 kg in Clean & Jerk at the second attempt, and a total of 221 kg.

Samuliak Svitlana
Samuliak Svitlana at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

Overall, the category’s leaders showed powerful performance. PRK athletes were at the leading positions today by occupying the first and second places. 

Top Athletes’ Review

The 64-kg weight category winner Rim Un Sim lifted 114 kg in Snatch, and 144 kg in Clean & Jerk, resulting in 258 kg in total. Today she improved her total result by 7 kilos compared to her performance at the 2019 World Championships in Pattaya.

What about the silver medalist Ri Suk, she finished with 108 kg in Snatch, and 140 kg in Clean & Jerk, and 248 kg overall. She didn’t improve her results since Grand Prix II in Qatar where she set a World Record in Clean & Jerk of 146 kg.

Bronze moved to SAMULIAK Svitlana from Ukraine. She did 101 kg in Snatch, 120 kg in Clean & Jerk, and 221 kg in total. Despite the great weight gap behind the second place, she managed to show her personal best in both exercises.

Snatch results:

Having analyzed the Snatch performance, we can claim that five female lifters had two attempts with red lights. While two athletes performed all three lifts successfully.

  • 🥇RIM Un Sim (PRK) – 114 kg
  • 🥈RI Suk (PRK) – 108 kg
  • 🥉SAMULIAK Svitlana (UKR) – 101 kg
Davydova Hanna
Davydova Hanna 121kg C&J at IWF Weightlifting World Cup 2024

Clean & Jerk results:

The performances in the Clean & Jerk exercise were much better: only two lifters had two red lights during their lifts, while the rest had just one failed attempt. The Top 3 athletes showed the following weights:

  • 🥇RIM Un Sim (PRK) – 144 kg
  • 🥈RI Suk (PRK) – 140 kg
  • 🥉SAMULIAK Svitlana (UKR) – 120 kg

Keep following the upcoming performances of legendary weightlifters from the most competitive weight categories we’ll spectate this weekend. The pressure is growing and the stakes are increasing among the opponents, so do not miss the culminating moments of triumph.

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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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