Our compatriot, the champion of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Akbar Juraev, became the absolute world champion in his weight category.
He showed the best result in two programs, and also won a medal of the highest standard for the sum of two exercises. Akbar Juraev and Ruslan Nurudinov have risen to the podium of the home championship of the planet. Well, two-time vice-champion of the Olympic Games and winner of two World championships, Armenian Simon Martirosyan takes home the bronze.
The World Weightlifting Championship.
Men, -109 kg:
1. Akbar Juraev (Uzbekistan) – 433 (195+238) kg
2. Ruslan Nurudinov (Uzbekistan) – 421 (185+236) kg
3. Simon Martirosyan (Armenia) – 416 (188+228) kg