Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan wins small gold at IWF World Championships

Posted on December. 29. 2021

The representative of Armenia Andranik Karapetyan, competing in the 89kg weight category at the IWF World Championships in Tashkent, claimed gold medal. The Armenian lifted 175kg in the snatch, leaving behind Revaz Davitadze from Georgia by 4kg. 

According to the National Olympic Committee report, in the first attempt of the clean and jerk, the Armenian athlete held overhead 196kg but failed the second attempt due to an injury. 

Armenia’s next representative at the tournament is Davit Hovhannisyan who will compete in the 96kg weight category on December 14. 

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