Busan, Korea - +105-kg competitors Dimitris Papageridis (Greece) and David Kadanets (Russia) were both perfect in the snatches, only Papageridis ended his string at 182 kg to edge Kadanets by one kg.
A happy camper, Dmitris Papageridis (Greece) won the +105-kg title at the Junior World Weightlifting Championships today. IronMind® | Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. photo.
Papageridis hit two clean and jerks, 211 and 215, for the gold medal in the total, Kadanets made his opener, 210, missed the jerk on his second attempt, 215, and then ran out of time on his third attempt, 218. Tzetvetan Dimitrov (Bulgaria) got the bronze in the total with 170/206.
Earlier in the day, Igor Lukin (Russia) won the 105-kg title with 180/215. Aleh Loban (Belarus) got the silver medal in the total with 175/206, and his teammate Valery Sizianok took home the bronze with 178/202.
Russia won the women's team classification with 543 points, followed by Korea at 399 and Japan at 385. China won the men's team classification with 538 points, followed by Korea at 501 and Russia at 491 points.