South Korea’s Pang wins three gold medals at Qatar Cup IWF Grand Prix II 2023

2023-12-05 | Since 5 Month

South Korea’s Pang

Doha, 5 December 2023 -  The Qatar Cup IWF Grand Prix II 2023 Weightlifting Championships got off to a big start at Aspire’s Ladies Hall with Un Chol Pang of South Korea making a golden sweep with three medals in the men’s 55kg weight class.

An Asian Junior Championship bronze winner, 23-year-old Pang secured the snatch gold lifting 116 kgs, before dominating the the clean and jerk with a 152 kg lift. That took his total weight lift to 268 kgs as he completed a remarkable triple gold winning performance, without dropping a single weight lift.

Indonesia’s Satrio Adi Nugroho put up a strong fight, earning three silver medals. Nugroho came second in the snatch category with 115 kg before securing and another second-place lift in the clean and jerk weight of 139 kg. His total lift was registered as 254 kg, earning him a trio of silver medals.

Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s Dilanka Isuru Kumara won two bronze medals, lifting 133 kg in clean and jerk before achieving a total weight of 245 kg to finish third in the overall standings. He had a lift of 112 kg in snatch, where he finished fourth.

Indonesian contender Muhamad Ibnul Rizqih claimed bronze in snatch with 113 kg lift.


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