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Weightlifting recap: Men's +105kg

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Men's +105 group A begins at 6:00pm ET. Click here for the live stream

Men's +105 group A

6:46 PM 

The men's +105kg group is not messing around. A number of competitors have already completed +200kg lifts in the snatch. Behdad Salimi has joined the fun, starting with a 206kg snatch. But the lead continues to be thrown around.

6:52 PM

Salimi takes the lead from the group with a 211kg snatch. That's just 1kg away from the Olympic record.

6:54 PM

Lasha Talakhadze sets a world record with a 215kg snatch. . . then Salimi takes the world record from him with a 216kg snatch just a minute later. That gives him a 1kg lead heading into the clean and jerk.

7:31 PM

Salimi is the world record holder in the snatch, but has been having a tough time in the clean and jerk. Two no lifts for Salimi, making things very interesting in his final attempt at the clean and jerk.

7:35 PM

A world record a half hour ago, now Salimi has bombed out. The reigning gold medalist is out.


Men's +105kg group B

3:25 PM

Peter Nagy of Hungary is in the lead in group B after his third snatch of 193kg.

3:27 PM

Rustam Djangabaev of Uzbekistan takes the lead heading into the clean and jerk with a snatch of 195kg.

4:13 PM

Aliaksei Mzhachyk is currently sitting in first place after a clean and jerk with a total of 411kg. Peter Nagy (the leader after the snatch) also has 411kg, with two lifts remaining.

4:17 PM

First belonged to Nagy momentarily. His second clean and jerk of 227kg push his total to 420kg. Rustam Djangabaev stepped up next and took first away with a clean and jerk of 230kg for a new total of 425kg.

4:33 PM

In his third attempt, Djangabaev raised his total to 432kg with a clean and jerk of 237kg. He leads at the conclusion of Group B.




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