Liana Gyurjyan of Armenia won the vice world champion’s title in the 2019 Youth Weightlifting Championship (YWC) in Las Vegas.
The young female athlete won silver with a total result of 208kg (92+116), the National Olympic Committee’s website reports. Turkey’s Dilara Narin was named a champion after lifting 225kg (96+129). The third prize went to Bella Paredes (Ecuador) who lifted a total of 200kg (90+110).
The championship was organized by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)
In a male tournament on March 12, Garik Karapetyan won the youth world deputy champion’s title. Gevorg Ghahramanyan, another Armenian athlete, won bronze.