Tarmenkhan Babaev was first in B group


The 7th World Youth Championship in Bangkok, Thailand, continues. Azerbaijan team  also compete for medals in this championship, which will be attended by  445 athletes (197 girls and 248 boys) from about a hundred countries.
Today, our two athletes in 77 kg weight category, in B group – Mayil Shukurlu and Tarmenkhan Babaev got on the platform.
Mayil Shukurlu  took the 5th  place with 121 kg result in Snatch. In clean and jerk, Shukurlu  took the 4th place with 149 kg result. Showing total 270 kg (121+149) result, he took 5th place in B group.
Tarmenkhan Babaev  took the 4th  place with 125 kg result in Snatch. The athlete showed a better outcome in clean and jerk. On his third approach, he lifted 155 kg and took the 2nd place in this movement. In addition to this, showing total 280 kg (125+155) result, Tarmenkhan was first in the overall rankings, in B group.
The places taken in overall rankings by athletes, will be known after the competitions in A group have finished.
Last year, both of athletes participated in the World Championship, in Penang, Malasia. In the intervening period, young athletes were able to improve their results. Thus,  Mayil improved 27 kg of his total 243 kg result, Tarmenkhan  improved 48 kg of his 232 kg result.
Fantastic progress!  It makes us happy that  our young athletes have a positive tendency. We wish great successes to them!


Clean and jerk