The World Youth Weightlifting Championship held 8-16th March in Las Vegas, USA, proceeds. The members of National team are also taking part in the competition, which is attended by nearly 200 athletes from 50 countries.
One of them-Ali Shukurlu boarded the platform today and competed in the men’s 102kg bodyweight category.
Shukurlu landed on the third place of the podium with a total of 280kg (125+155), managing 125kg in snatch and 155kg in clean and jerk.
Till this time, amidst the youth of Azerbaijan only Nailkhan Nabiyev (2009) and Azer Mammadli (2012) managed to win medals of the world championships. Ali Shukurlu wrote his name in history by repeating this success in Las Vegas.
Congratulates our athlete on the bronze medal clinched in world championship, thank everyone who has contributed to this achievement and wish the victories to be sustainable!