Golden Oscar

rio-owl-day3

Oscar Figueroa of Colombia won the gold medal of the 2016 Olympics in the featherweight class.

This was the last competitions of Oscar. At 33 and after a very fine career in sports, he retires from lifting. Four years ago he won silver medal in London and, in his last entrance to the weightlifting platform, he won the drea medal for any weightlifter – the gold medal of the Olympics!

The silver and bronze medals went to Eko Yuli Irawan of Indonesia and Farkhat Kharki of Kazakhstan respectively. Both used only one successful lifts in the snatch and cj and that was enough to clear medals in the total.

One of the main contenders for the gold in this weight class, Chen Lijun of the Chinese weightlifting squad was out of competition with injury. He won the world title in 2013 and 2015. Him being out changed the whole dynamics in the competitions. The main battle was between Figueroa and Irawan, Columian lifter lifted 2in 3 in botht lifts and placed first with 318 KG in total. More at Lift Up.


 

 

2016 Summer Olympics
Location: Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Weight Class: Featherweight  [62 kg]

More Info On 2016 Summer Olympics

Rank Athlete Results (kg)
1 Oscar FIGUEROA, Colombia 142+ 176 = 318
2 Eko Yuli IRAWAN, Indonesia 135+ 170 = 312
3 Farkhad KHARKI, Kazakhstan 142+ 170 = 305

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
Watches are undoubtedly one of the replica rolex best rulers to measure a man's taste. Apart from the breitling replica wedding ring, watches may be the most acceptable jewelry for omega replica men. Choosing a delicate watch is replica hublot understandable for a successful man. For those who really love the watch, there is a kind of almost totem like devotion to the watch. The steadiness, fortitude and punctuality of a man can be reflected in the movement of time.