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Rizki Juniansyah Lifts 191 kg on the Snatch Balance During Olympic Preparation

The Paris Olympics Games are just around the corner, with less than three months left until the opening ceremony.

As expected, the medal contenders have started their preparations, and most of them are showing fantastic form.

This applies to Rizki Juniansyah from Indonesia as well, as we can see him easily lifting 191 kg on the snatch balance with impeccable technique, even with the heavy weight. 

Juniansyah is one of the favorites for the gold medal in the Olympics in the 73 kg category after winning the spot for his country against Rahmat Erwin Abdullah in what could only be described as a surprising turn of events.


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Currently, Indonesians lead the entire category in total weight lifted with 365 kg, almost 10 kg more than the second-ranked Shi Zhiyong from China. 

As the Olympics draw near, we hope to see Juniansyah keep up the good form and hopefully deliver a great result when it really matters.

Until then, if you want to be up-to-date with all the latest in the world of weightlifting, make sure to check out our news page regularly. And for more exciting content, make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and check out our Instagram page

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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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