19:43  ,  February 20, 2024

Varazdat Lalayan - European champion, Simon Martirosyan - vice-champion

Varazdat Lalayan became European champion for the first time in his career. Varazdat Lalayan won the gold medal in the weight category +109 kg at the European Weightlifting Championships in Sofia, lifting 455 kg (205+250).

Another representative of Armenia in this weight category Simon Martirosyan became the silver medalist with the result of 437 kg (190+247).

The leader of the +109 weight category, 7-time world and European champion, two-time Olympic champion Georgian Lasha Talakhadze stopped participating due to injury.

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