World Junior Weightlifting Championship 2017: Algerian Aymen Touairi wins bronze

Published on : Thursday, 22 June 2017 16:26   Read : 360 time(s)
World Junior Weightlifting Championship 2017: Algerian Aymen Touairi wins bronze

ALGIERS- Algerian weightlifter Aymen Touairi (105-kg) won a bronze medal at the World Junior Wrestling Championship, which wrapped up Thursday in Tokyo, Japan.

Touairi, the only Algerian weightlifter in the competition, lifted 201kg in clean-and-jerk on his third attempt and got the bronze, while the gold was claimed by Iran's Reza Beiralvand (206kg) and the silver by Armenia's Samvel Gasparyan (205kg).

A total of 265 weightlifters, including 108 girls, representing fifty countries participated in the world tournament.

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World Junior Weightlifting Championship 2017: Algerian Aymen Touairi wins bronze