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Weightlifting recap: Men's 105kg

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Men's 105kg group A

6:27 PM

Alexandr Zaichikov, one of the favorites coming into the event, sets the bar high with a snatch of 185kg. He made it look very easy.

6:32 PM

Ivan Efremov steps into first at 189kg. 

6:38 PM

A number of lifters have competed 190kg. First it's Ruslan Nurudinov. Then it's Yang Zhe of China. This is going to be a very competive group.

6:40 PM

Nurudinov pushing the 105kg group. He lifts 194kg in his second attempt at the snatch.

6:44 PM

The lead was changing after every lifter. That was until Efrimov of Uzbekistan led (by virtue of bodyweight) after 194kg snatch. The next four lifters missed attempts.

7:11 PM

Yang Zhe of China is in the competion and was in first place for a moment after a 220kg clean and jerk. Efrimov steps back into first with a 220kg lift in his third attempt.

7:13 PM

Zaichikov is now into the lead with a clean and jerk of 123kg. His total is now at 416kg.

7:15 PM

Nurudinov is now in the lead with a total of 419kg after his first clean and jerk of 125kg.

7:31 PM

Nurudinov expands his lead with a clean and jerk of 230kg, giving him a total of 424kg.

7:34 PM

Nurudinov clinches the gold medal, with Simon Martirosyan taking silver and Zaichikov earning the bronze.

7:35 PM

Now it's an Olympic record for Nurudinov in the clean and jerk with 137kg. That caps off an impressive performance.

Men's 105kg group B

3:17 PM

Salwan Jasum Abood Abood of Iraq leads group B after the snatch with a 180kg lift.

3:47 PM

Sargis Martirosjan is currently sitting in first place after his third clean and jerk with a total of 387kg.

3:54 PM

Martirosjan completes a clean and jerk of 210kg to raise his 1st place total to 389kg.

3:55 PM

Abood takes first with a clean and jerk of 214kg in his first attempt for a new total of 394kg.

4:06 PM

Abood holds on to first place to close out group B with a total of 394kg


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