The first “adult” World Cup record!

The first “adult” World Cup record!

At the 2018 World Cup in weightlifting, held in Ashgabat from 1 to 10 November, the first “adult” record was broken. North Korean athlete Om Yun Chol, performing in the weight category of 55 kg, in a “push” raised 162 kg, exceeding the standard set by the International Weightlifting Federation.

The representative of North Korea became the absolute champion in his weight class, raising a total weight of 282 kg – 120 in the snatch and a record 162 kg in the push.

Om Yun Chol is the champion of the 2012 Olympic Games in the category up to 56 kg, the world champion of 2014, silver medalist of the 2016 Olympic Games, 3-time world champion and World Record winner in C & J.