Georgian athlete Lasha Talakhadze defeated his rivals at the World Cup. Talakhadze (+109 kg) won the gold medal in the snatch of 200/210/215 kg at the World Weightlifting Championship in Italy.
According to sportall.ge, the Georgian weightlifter won the gold medal in the Clean & Jerk competition of 235/245/255, too. He finished with a 470 kilogram total and won the first place.
The Georgian team won 11 medals at the tournament: Talakhadze – 3 gold medals, Anton Plesnoy – 3 gold medals, Shota Mishvelidze – 3 silver medals, Goga Chkheidze – 2 bronze medals.