Men commenced the struggle as well

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On February 21-22, Azerbaijan Weightlifting Championship among males and females started in the competition hall of Shuvelan Weightlifting Academy. In the competition, arranged with the cooperative organization of Ministry of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation, will be attended by approximately 100 athletes representing sport clubs and communities from all regions of the country.

The object of the competition is to identify the strongest young athletes in the country, to promote and develop weightlifting, to strengthen the ties of friendship, to increase the skill level of athletes, as well as to prepare for the upcoming international competitions.

55kg bodyweight category of men was first to be on the platform. Avaz Taghiyev was gold medalist with a total of 195 kg (85+110) result. The next places were taken by Gasim Ismayilov and Kenan Rahimov with 184 kg (81+103)  and 187.8 point, and 163 kg (70+93), respectively.

Congratulations!

55 kg

  N    Name Year Country/City Club Weight Snatch Clean and Jerk Total
1. Taghıyev Avaz 2002 Neftchala Zirve 53.0 85 110 195
2. İsmayılov Gasım 2005 Gazakh UGİM 55.0 81 103 184
3. Rahimov Kanan 2004 İsmayılli Zirve 52.5 70 93 163
4. Hasanli Yunis 2005 Lankaran Zirve 52.9 73 85 158
5. Kazımov Rahim 2004 Khırdalan Zirve 55.0 66 86 152
6. Gurbanov Tofig 2005 Lankaran Tahsil 55.0 65 86 151
7. Safarov Elmar 2005 Neftchala Zirve 53.3 65 80 145
8. Gadimov Fuad 2005 Sumgait Tahsil 52.9 61 83 144
9. Abdullayev Ramil 2004 Shaki Zirve 54.1 55 75 130
10. Guluzadeh Farman 2005 Goranboy UGİM 51.0 60 70 130
11. Guliyev Vusat 2004 Sumgait Zirve 53.6 55 65 120
12. Abbaslı Dayanat 2003 Neftchala UGİM 54.0