Ilya Ilyin takes fifth place at Asian Weightlifting Championship
In Chinese Ningbo, the Asian Weightlifting Championship goes on. In 96 kg weight, Ilya Ilyin took the fifth place, Kazpravda.kz reports.
As the RK NOC press service says, Ilya lifted a total of 345 (160 + 185) kilograms in the snatch, clean, and jerk combination, which made him only fifth.
We add that Kazakhstan has two bronze medals, won by Arly Chontey in 55kg and Denis Ulanov, 81kg.
Weightlifter Ilya Ilyin announced the resumption of his sports career in June 2018, after a two-year suspension on doping accusation ended.
Later, he won in Kazakhstan championship in 102kg weight, which took place last September.