Kazakh athlete grabs gold at 2022 IWF Youth World Championships in Mexico
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh weightlifter Yedige Yemberdi grabbed a gold medal at the 2022 IWF Youth World Championships in Leon, Mexico, Kazinform reports citing Vesti.kz.
The 17-year-old athlete lifted 306kg (134+172) in men’s 73kg weight division.
Yemberdi failed to snatch 130kg, but then he lifted 134kg and won gold.
In clean and jerk, the Kazakh athlete set a new world record by lifting 172kg.