Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 26 /Trend M. Aliyev/
Azerbaijani athlete Afgan Bayramov won a silver medal at the III Islamic Solidarity Games, in weightlifting in the weight category up to 77 kg with a score of 320 kg, the press service of Azerbaijani Ministry of Youth and Sports told Trend on Thursday
The III Islamic Solidarity Games are being held in the Indonesian city of Palembang.
Afgan Bayramov lifted 138 kg in the snatch and 182 kg in the clean and jerk.
Another Azerbaijani weightlifter Namig Jalilov, in the weight category up to 85 kg, won a bronze medal. Jalilov lifted 151 kg in the snatch and 177 kg in the clean and jerk and held third place with a total score of 328 kg.
Thus, the number of medals won by Azerbaijani sportsmen has reached 11, including three gold, five silver and three bronze medals.
In the overall standings Azerbaijani team holds sixth place.
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