Sofia, Bulgaria - Russian junior Zarema Kasaeva broke all the junior and senior European weightlifting records in the women's 69-kg category today at the European Championships.
Zarema Kasaeva (Russia) nailed this 120-kg snatch, for new junior and senior European records. IronMind® | Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D photo.
Kasaeva wasted no time asserting her skills, as she snatched 120 kg to break both the junior and senior European records, and she went on to clean and jerk 145 kg for new junior and senior European records in the jerk and total, and also a junior world record in the total. Olga Kiseleva (Russia) got the silver in the total (110/142.5) and Natilia Davidova (Ukraine) got the bronze (110/132.5).