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Rahmat Erwin Abdullah won Bronze in The Men’s 73 kg Category at the 2024 IWF Weightlifting World Cup 

The IWF World Cup in Thailand is already underway, and it will serve as the final qualifying opportunity for the Paris Olympic Games. With athletes driven to excel, anticipation runs high, and we’ve already seen a few records being broken.

As per tradition, the competition began with the lightweight categories, but now we’re going further, and yesterday, during the men’s 73 kg category, some of the standout favorites demonstrated their prowess with remarkable performances.

Rahmat Erwin Abdullah is a known name in the world of weightlifting, and we’re used to expecting solid results from him.

He kicked off his competition day by getting his second-best Snatch result ever – 160 kg and winning the bronze medal for that lift. Abdullah’s performance continued to be great throughout the day, as he lifted 195 kg on the Clean & Jerk, winning the silver medal behind his Indonesian teammate.


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With a total of 355 kg, Rahmat Erwin Abdullah got the bronze medal overall and fell just one kilogram short of getting the silver one. 

In his career so far, Rahmat Erwin Abdullah has won two World Championships,one Asian Championship and has an Olympic Bronze medal to his name. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to see him during this year’s Olympic Games in Paris, as his teammate Rizki Juniansyah took the spot for Indonesia and will be competing instead. 

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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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