Triumph of Georgian weightlifters in Batumi

The 2019 European Weightlifting Championships has come to an end in Georgia’s Black Sea coastal city of Batumi.

The last set of medals was struggled in the +109 kg category. Lasha Talakhadze ended the discipline with Gold Medal and set the new World Record.

The giant from Sachkhere did not use three tries and lifted 218 kilograms in the second attempt in a snatch improving the previous record of 208 kg.

Irakli Turmanidze won Silver Medal in the same category. In total, the Georgian national weightlifting team won 13 medals at the 2019 European Weightlifting Championships.


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