Turkmen powerlifters win 4 silver and 2 bronze medals of the World Championship
Turkmenistan National team continue successful performance at the World Powerlifting Championship in Anaheim. Our sportsmen won another three silver medals.
Rejepbay Rejepov in weight category up to 77 kg lifted 352 in combined clean-and-jerk and snatch, having taken over Harrison Dyce Maurus from the USA, the junior world champion of this year, by 4 kg and yielded 9 kg to the winner, Egyptian sportsman Mohamed Mahmud, the bronze winner of the Olympics in Rio.
By the way, Rejepbay result is one kilogramme less than his record at 2017 Ashgabat Games where he won confidently.
At this competition, Rejpbay lifted 158 kg weight in snatch and 194 kg in clean-and-jerk.
The best results were demonstrated by Egypt sportsman – 165 and 196 kg accordingly and American athlete won two bronze (155 and 193 kg).
At present moment, our team has four silver and 2 bronze medals.