Kazakhstan wins second gold at Las Vegas Championship in weightlifting
Kazakhstan's national team won the second gold medal at the World Junior Weightlifting Championship held in Las Vegas, Vesti.kz reports.
Kazakhstan’s Saikhan Taisuev is world champion in 67 kg weight. In total, he lifted 288 kg (127 in the snatch + 161 in the jerk). He also has "small" gold medals in the snatch and jerk.
According to Olympic.kz, Taisuev set a new world record in the push in his age category, and also repeated the highest world achievement in two exercises in total.
Earlier, Akmold Sayramkez, brought gold to Kazakhstan team in 61kg weight.