Weightlifting recap: Men's 94kg - WSMV News 4

Weightlifting recap: Morabi takes the gold, Farris finishes 11th

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Sohrab Morabi takes the gold in the men's 94kg weight class, the country's second weightlifting gold in as many nights.


Morabi had a snatch of 182kg and a clean and jerk of 221kg, giving him a winning to 403kg.


Vadzim Straltsou earned the silver with a total of 395kg. Aurimas Didzbalis takes home the bronze, Lithuania's first weightlifting medal ever.


Kendrick Farris of the United States finished in 11th.



Men's 94kg group A


6:35 PM


Sarat Sumpradit of Thailand and Aurimas Didzbalis of Lithuania both complete 177kg lifts in their third attempt at the snatch.


6:39 PM


Sohrab Morabi of Iran takes over as the leader in group A with a snatch of 178kg.


6:43 PM


Morabi takes a healthy lead of 5kg heading into the clean and jerk with a snatch of 182kg


7:09 PM


Sumpradit posts a score for the others to chase with a clean and jerk of 213kg, raising his total 390kg.


7:15 PM


Aurimas Didzbalis takes over first place with a total of 392kg after a clean and jerk of 215kg. He still have one lift in hand.


7:19 PM


First belongs to Vadzim Straltsou of Belarus at the moment. He lifts 220kg in his first clean and jerk attempt, giving him a total of 395kg


7:23 PM


Morabi leading the battle now with a clean and jerk of 221kg. That gives him a total of 403kg.


7:30 PM 


Morabi wins the gold. Straltsou has silver. Didzbalis earns bronze.



Men's 94kg group B


3:15 PM


Kendrick Farris of the United States makes a successful lift of 160kg in his first attempt at the snatch. 


3:21 PM 


That's where Farris will stay after failing to convert 165kg on his second and third attempts.


3:25 PM


Volodymyr Hoza of Ukraine leads group B after the snatch with 170kg. Park Hanwoong of South Korea is in second with 165kg.



4:01 PM


Volodymyr Hoza lifts 195kg in his first attept at the clean and jerk, upping his total to 365kg.


4:09 PM


Kendrick Farris completes a 197kg lift in his first clean and jerk. His total is now 357kg 


4:12 PM


Hoza is sitting in first place with a total of 370kg after a clean and jerk of 200kg in his second attempt. Farris couldn't convert his second attempt at 201kg.


4:16 PM


Hoza ups his total to 375kg with a clean and jerk of 205kg in his final attempt. He'll lead at the conclusion of group B.


 



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