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WWC 2023, Day 10 – Men’s 102 kg Results: China leads again, while Qatar failed to get on the podium

The 10th day of the WWC Qualifying competition in Riyadh impressed us with insane lifts in the Men’s weight class of 102 kg. The athletes were highly determined to increase the lifting weights to defeat their opponents, resulting in impressive totals.

Category   Gold Silver Bronze
Snatch Tsikhantsou Yauheni 183 kg 🇦🇲Karapetyan Garik 183 kg JWR 🇰🇷Jang Yeonhak 182 kg
C&J 🇨🇳Liu Huanhua 224 kg 🇶🇦Elbakh Fares 218 kg 🇰🇷Jang Yeonhak 217 kg
Total 🇨🇳Liu Huanhua 404 kg 🇰🇷Jang Yeonhak 399 kg Tsikhantsou Yauheni 394 kg

Well-known athletes such as Qatari Fares Elbakh, known as Meso Hassouna, Armenian Garik Karapetyan,  who was also supposed to reign the division, unfortunately, didn’t get on the podium, but showed nice results. The Armenian athlete set the Junior World Record in Snatch by lifting 183 kg, while Fares got silver in Clean & Jerk of 218 kg.

We also saw other weightlifters, representatives of China and South Korea who showed incredible numbers today. That’s why they won first and second places accordingly.


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Liu Huanhua
Liu Huanhua from China performing the gold C&J

Finally, the Top 3 winners’ list was formed and we can congratulate these strongmen with incredible results:

The first place moved to the lifter from China Liu Huanhua who lifted 180 kg in Snatch, 224 kg in Clean&Jerk, and he got 404 kg in total. By the way, he previously won two golds at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Jinju in Snatch (175 kg) and total of 385 kg.

The silver medal holder became Korean lifter Yeonghak Jang who got 399 kg in total, 182 kg in Snatch, and 217 kg in Clean&Jerk. He competed at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent by winning bronze with the results 174-205-379, and at the Asian Championships in Jinju he took bronze.

Karapetyan Garik
Karapetyan Garik, the new JWR holder in snatch 183 kg

Yauhen Tsikhantsou (AIN) won bronze with 183 kg in Snatch, 211 kg in CleanJerk, and a total result was 394 kg.

Follow our newsfeed on our blog to know first about new winners and world records set. Watch the performance of the Women’s 76 kg weight class this evening and stay tuned to our updates.

Read the full report about each day of IWF World Championships 2023 in Riyadh 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

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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