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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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