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Turkmen super heavyweight wins bronze of the V Islamic Solidarity Games

Turkmen weightlifter Hojamuhammet Toichiyev won a bronze medal at the V Islamic Solidarity Games.

The athlete performed in the weight category of over 109 kg. In the snatch the super heavyweight lifted 184 kg. In the jerk Turkmenistan lifted 225 kg. The total result of 409 kg allowed Toichiyev to take the third place and win a bronze medal.

Akbar Dzhuraev of Uzbekistan won gold (446 kg), silver went to Iran's Alireza Yousefi (411 kg).

Let's remind, earlier Yulduz Dzhumabaeva won a bronze medal in weightlifting among women in the lightest weight category up to 49 kg, and silver in the weight category up to 55 kg - Kristina Shermetova.

The competition will continue until August 18. Athletes from 56 member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation take part in the Islamic Solidarity Games. They are held at 14 sites in Konya (Turkey). A total of 355 medals will be drawn.

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