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Powerlifter from Kyrgyzstan takes 2nd place at World Championship

Powerlifter from Kyrgyzstan took the 2nd place at the World Powerlifting Championship, which ended in Minsk (Belarus). President of the Powerlifting Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic Bakyt Kerimbekov told.

According to him, our country was represented by Alymbek Rakhimov at the World Cup. He performed in 50–59 age group in the weight category up to 74 kilograms. In front squat, he lifted 192.5 kilograms, in bench press — 147.5 kilograms, in deadlift — 225 kilograms. As a result of three exercises, Rakhimov’s result was 565 kilograms — only 2.5 kilograms less than the winner.

The result is a silver medal.