Weightlifter Gor Minasyan – silver medalist of Olympic Games

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Armenia's weightlifting team member Gor Minasyan (105kg) is a silver medalist of the Olympic Games.

In the snatch Gor Minasyan first lifted 200kg, then 207kg and 210kg.

In the clean and jerk Minasyan held overhead 236kg, then failed to lift 241kg and finally in the third attempt lifted 241kg. With a total of 451kg Gor Minasyan became an Olympic silver medalist.

Another Armenian representative, Ruben Aleksanyan snatched 186kg, 193kg and 195kg. In the clean and jerk he lifted only 245kg and scoring a total of 440kg placed 4th.


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