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.
Ivan Efremov steps into first at 189kg.
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.
Nurudinov pushing the 105kg group. He lifts 194kg in his second attempt at the snatch.
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.
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.
Zaichikov is now into the lead with a clean and jerk of 123kg. His total is now at 416kg.
Nurudinov is now in the lead with a total of 419kg after his first clean and jerk of 125kg.
Nurudinov expands his lead with a clean and jerk of 230kg, giving him a total of 424kg.
Nurudinov clinches the gold medal, with Simon Martirosyan taking silver and Zaichikov earning the bronze.
Now it's an Olympic record for Nurudinov in the clean and jerk with 137kg. That caps off an impressive performance.
Salwan Jasum Abood Abood of Iraq leads group B after the snatch with a 180kg lift.
Sargis Martirosjan is currently sitting in first place after his third clean and jerk with a total of 387kg.
Martirosjan completes a clean and jerk of 210kg to raise his 1st place total to 389kg.
Abood takes first with a clean and jerk of 214kg in his first attempt for a new total of 394kg.
Abood holds on to first place to close out group B with a total of 394kg