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Team GB Enjoy Early Success In The World Weightlifting Championships

The World Weightlifting Championships are currently taking place in Ashbagat, Turkmenistan. It has been a fantastic start for the Great Britain team so far with both Amy Williams and Kelly -Jo Robson achieving success on the platform.

Team GB Enjoy Early Success In The World Weightlifting Championships

Amy Williams competed in the women’s 55kg D group, in the snatch Amy got two from three lifts recording a best of 74kg to finish 7th.

In the Clean & Jerk she got two from three lifts recording a best of 96kg to finish 5th, registering a total of 170kg to finish 7th overall.

An exceptional performance from Kelly- Jo Robson saw her set 3 new British records, competing in the women’s 49kg C group she set a new Snatch record of 67kg to finish 6th and a Clean & Jerk of 86kg to finish 6th. Overall she recorded a total of 153kg to finish 6th overall.

Leonora Brajshori who was competing for Kosovo competed in the Women’s 55kg D group and recorded a total of 131kg through a snatch of 59kg and a Clean & Jerk of 72kg to finish 10th overall.

 

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