Medals redistributed, Yulduz Jumabayeva get gold medal at 2018 World Weightlifting Championship

Turkmen young athlete Yulduz Jumabayeva was announced to be as gold medal winner at World Weightlifting Championship – 2018 held in Ashgabat.

Decision came after the disqualification of Thunya Sukcharoen (Thailand) , previously announced gold medalist, due to an anti-doping rule violation.

Awarding Ceremony was held at Ashgabat Olympic Village. President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow handed over the medal of Yulduz Jubayeva, 5-th year student of Institute of Sports and Physical Education. President also awarded young athlete with vehicle Lexus LX570 Sport Plus.

The Turkmen athlete lifted 179 kg in the combined event (104 kilograms on the clean and jerk and 75 kg on the snatch). She broke the junior world record on the clean and jerk.


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