Turkish weightlifter becomes world champion

ISTANBUL 

Turkey’s Saziye Erdogan was crowned with the 2019 World Weightlifting Champion title in Thailand on Wednesday. 

In the women’s 45 kilogram, Erdogan won a gold medal in snatch category, and won a silver medal in clean and jerk category after lifting 77 kg and 92 kg, respectively to claim the title in Pattaya city.

The 2019 World Weightlifting Championships will run through Sept. 27.

A total of 734 athletes from 105 countries will compete in the tournament.
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