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Belarusian weightlifters claim 8 medals at Alexander Cup 2019 in Grodno

Sport 06.11.2019 | 14:47
Henadz Laptseu. Photo courtesy of Weightlifting Belarus
Henadz Laptseu. Photo courtesy of Weightlifting Belarus

MINSK, 6 November (BelTA) – Belarusian athletes won eight medals at the international weightlifting Olympic qualifying tournament Alexander Cup 2019 celebrating the memory of two-time Olympic champion Alexander Kurlovich in Grodno, BelTA learned from representatives of the Belarusian national weightlifting team.

Gold medals went to Dzina Sazanavets (81kg weight category) and Maksim Mudreuski (89kg).

Silver medals were clinched by Darya Naumava (76kg), Henadz Laptseu (67kg), Vadzim Likharad (73kg). Bronze medals were collected by Yuliya Asayonak (49kg), Petr Asayonak (81kg), and Yauheni Tsikhantsou (96kg).

Belarus topped the men's team standings. China placed second, Armenia third. The top three in the women's team standings were China, Belarus and Russia.

Competing at the tournament were more than 60 athletes from Azerbaijan, Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovakia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Uruguay.

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