Updated at 12:42,19-04-2021

Belarusian Vadzim Straltsou becomes world weightlifting champion


Belarusian weightlifter Vadzim Straltsou has won a gold medal at the world championship in Houston, USA.

He was the best in the snatch (weight below 94 kilos). Stralstou lifted 405 kilos (175+230) Representatives of Kazakhstan won the silver and bronze medals. Belarusian Alyaksandr Venksel took the fourth place. He was one kilogram behind the bronze medal winner.

Belarusians Dzina Sazanavets and Maryna Shkermankova (weight below 69 kilos) did not win any medals. They took the seventh and ninth positions respectively.