Poland’s Adrian Edward Zielinski has won the gold medal in weightlifting men’s 85kg category with a total of 385kg.
Zielinski, 23, standing in the third place with the snatch of 174kg, showed off his strength in clean-and-jerk with the final attempt of 211kg to take the gold away from 19-year-old Russian Apti Aukhadov, by virtue of his lighter bodyweight, as both athletes totalled 385kg. Continue reading
Adrian Edward Zielinski of Poland took advantage of problems endured by others Friday to win the men’s 85-kilogram Olympic gold medal.
Neither Asian champion Sourab Moradi of Iran nor 2008 Olympic silver medalist Andrei Rybakou of Belarus was able to make a legal lift in the snatch portion of the competition. Continue reading