Baku, Azerbaijan, May 16
Azerbaijan’s Rovshan Fatullayev has won a bronze medal in men’s 94 kg weightlifting events at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.
In a snatch lift, Fatullayev raised 165 kg, followed by a 211-kg clean and jerk lift.
Fatullayev secured the third place by lifting 376 kg in total.
Another Azerbaijani weightlifter Nailkhan Nabiyev raised 162 kg in a snatch lift and 198 kg in a clean and jerk lift. Nabiyev took the seventh place by lifting 360 kg in total.
Iranian weightlifter Seyedayoob Mousavijarahi, who lifted 381 kg in total, won a gold medal in the competition, while Uzbekistan’s Farkhodbek Sobirov won a silver medal by lifting a total of 380 kg.
The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games started May 8 and will last until May 22 in Azerbaijan’s capital.