Thursday, 30 November 2017

🏋️ World Weightlifting Championships 2017

The World Weightlifting Championships 2017 was held in Anaheim, United States from 28 November to December 5.

Bagging the first title for Southeast Asia was weightlifter from Vietnam. Kim Tuan Thach took the gold medal in the Men’s 56kg bodyweight category with a total lift of 279kg. His lift in snatch was 126kg while in clean & jerk, he lifted 153kg. 

His compatriot Le Quoc Toan Tran took the silver medal with a total lift of 270kg while Thailand's Witoon Mingmoon won the bronze medal with 267kg lift in the same event.
Thailand is the big winner  from Southeast Asia. With the absence of Indonesia in the tournament, Thailand won couple of medals including Sopita Tanasan who won gold in the women's 53kg event, Tairat Bunsuk in men's 69kg event with a silver medal, Thunya Sukcharoen in women's 48kg (silver) and Sukanya Srisurat (silver medal) in women's 58kg event . 

The Philippines also made it to the medal board courtesy of 2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz by snatching bronze medal in the women's 53kg event. 

MEN'S DIVISION
Men’s 56kg
  • Gold - Kim Tuan Thach (Vietnam) 279kg  | 1st in Snatch - 126kg | 1st in Clean & Jerk - 153kg
  • Silver - Le Quoc Toan Tran (Vietnam) 270kg | 2nd in Snatch - 119kg | 3rd in Clean & Jerk - 151kg
  • Bronze - Witoon Mingmoon (Thailand) 267kg | Snatch - 115kg | 2nd in Clean & Jerk - 152kg
  • Azroy Hazalwafie Muhammad (Malaysia) | Snatch - 111kg | No lift in Clean & Jerk

Men's 62kg
  • 14th - Gia Thanh Lai (Vietnam) 267kg  | Snatch -118kg | Clean & Jerk - 149kg
  • Van Vinh Trinh (Vietnam) | Snatch - 136kg | No lift in Clean & Jerk
  • Patiphan Bupphamala (Thailand) | Clean & Jerk - 147kg | No lift in Snatch

Men's 69kg
  • Silver - Tairat Bunsuk (Thailand) 321kg | 2nd in Snatch -147kg | Clean & Jerk 174kg
  • 11th - Suttipong Jeeram (Thailand) 296kg | Snatch - 132kg | Clean & Jerk - 164kg

Men's 77kg
  • 9th - Pornchai Lobsi (Thailand) 339kg | Snatch - 151kg | Clean & Jerk - 188kg
  • 20th - Hong Ngoc Nguyen (Vietnam) 304kg | Snatch - 133kg | Clean & Jerk - 171kg
  • 21st - Manop Chitrakan (Thailand) 300kg | Snatch - 135kg | Clean & Jerk -165kg

Men's 85kg
  • 19th - Phacharamethi Tharaphan (Thailand) 311kg | Snatch - 135kg | Clean & Jerk -176kg
  • 25th - Tan Tai Hoang (Vietnam) 300kg | Snatch - 130kg | Clean & Jerk - 170kg
  • Banyat Tawnok (Thailand) | No lift in Snatch | Clean & Jerk -170kg

WOMEN'S DIVISION
Women's 48kg
  • Silver - Thunya Sukcharoen (Thailand) 193kg | 1st in Snatch - 86kg | 2nd in Clean&Jerk 107kg
  • 4th - Thi Huyen Vuong (Vietnam) 180kg | Snatch - 80kg | Clean & Jerk - 100kg
  • 5th - Chiraphan Nanthawong  (Thailand) | Snatch - 77kg | 3rd in Clean & Jerk - 102kg
  • Thi Thuy Nguyen (Vietnam) | Snatch - 78kg | No lift in Clean & Jerk

Women's 53kg
  • Gold - Sopita Tanasan (Thailand) 210kg | 1st in Snatch - 96kg | 1st in Clean & Jerk - 114kg
  • Bronze - Hidilyn Diaz (Philippines) 199kg | Snatch 86kg | 2nd in Clean & Jerk - 113kg
  • 4th - Supattra Kaewkhong (Thailand) 198kg | Snatch - 87kg |Clean & Jerk - 111kg
  • Thi Quyen Ngo (Vietnam) | No Lift in Snatch | Clean & Jerk - 103kg
  • Thi My Dung Tran (Vietnam) No Lift in Snatch | Clean & Jerk - 100kg

Women's 58kg
  • Silver - Sukanya Srisurat (Thailand) 225kg | Snatch - 105kg | Clean & Jerk - 120kg

Women's 63kg
  • 4th - Rattanawan Wamalun (Thailand) 225kg | Snatch - 98kg | 2nd in Clean & Jerk - 127kg
  • Thi Tuyet Mai Nguyen (Vietnam) | Snatch 89kg | No lift in Clean & Jerk

Women's 69kg
  • 11th - Thi Van Nguyen (Vietnam) 213kg | Snatch - 93kg | Clean & Jerk - 120kg
  • 13th - Kristel Macrohon (Philippines) 200kg | Snatch 85kg | Clean & Jerk - 115kg

Women's +90kg
  • 4th - Duangaksorn Chaidee (Thailand) 267kg | Snatch - 115kg | Bronze in Clean & Jerk - 152 kg
  • Chitchanok Pulsabsakul (Thailand) - No Lift recorded