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Weightlifter Koha sets wins bronze at European Championship

BC, Riga, 12.04.2016.Print version
Latvia's Rebeka Koha won bronze at the European Weightlifting Championship in Norway on April 11th, 2016 with a new national record for Latvia, informs LETA.

The seventeen-year-old, the youngest competitor in weight category of up to 53 kilograms, lifted 90 kilograms in snatch and 108 in clean and jerk. The resulting 198 kilograms is a new national record for Latvia.


She also won a “small” bronze in clean and jerk.


Romania's Cristin Iovu won gold with 210 kilograms (90+120), while silver went to Iuliia Paratova of Ukraine whose result was 202 kilograms (94+108).


Last October, Koha won gold at the European U-20 championship.

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