Female Turkish weightlifter becomes European champion

Published 20.10.2019 00:21
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Turkish female athlete Gamze Karakol became champion in women's 49-kg category in 2019 European Junior Weightlifting Championships in Romania's Bucharest.

In the women's 49 kilograms, Karakol won a bronze medal in the snatch category and won a gold medal in a clean and jerk category after lifting 72 kg and 92 kg, respectively to claim the title in the tournament.

Separately, Ramazan Kara won silver in men's 61-kg category lifting 263 kg while Doğan Dönen bagged bronze in the same category, lifting 262 kg. Turkish athletes won 12 medals in a total with four gold, two silver and six bronze in the championships.

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