Turkish weightlifter breaks European snatch record

by The Istanbul Post


Turkish athlete Daniyar Ismayilov set a European record on Tuesday and claimed two gold medals at the European Weightlifting Championships in Russia.

Ismayilov won gold and broke a European snatch record in the men’s 73 kg weight class by lifting 160 kg in Moscow.

The 29-year-old weightlifter, who lifted 181 kg in the clean & jerk, won gold with a total of 341 kg to become European champion.

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