18:50  ,  April 11, 2021

European Weightlifting Championships: Armenia’s Minasyan becomes silver medalist, Lalayan wins bronze

Armenia on Sunday won two more medals in combined total at the 2021 European Weightlifting Championships that have wrapped up in Moscow.

Gor Minasyan won a silver medal by lifting a combined weight of 464 kg (216 kg + 248 kg) in the Men’s +109kg weight category, while Varazdat Lalayan won the European bronze medal by lifting a total of 445 kg (205 kg + 240 kg).

Lasha Talakhadze (Georgia) became the European champion in this weight category by lifting a combined weight of 485 kg (222 kg + 263 kg). Thus, Talakhadze set a world record in combined total.

The European Weightlifting Championships are a qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics.

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