Weightlifting recap: Men’s 85kg and women’s 75kg

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Here’s some notes from today’s action. . . 

Men’s 85kg group B

10:07 AM

Theodoros Iakovidis of Greece and Giovanni Battista Bardis of France both completed snatch lifts of 160kg. Iakovidis will be taking a lead into the clean and jerk by virtue of bodyweight.

10:58 AM

Iakovidis holds the group B lead with a total of 350 kg after a clean and jerk of 190kg.

11:04 AM

The lead now belongs to Battista Bardis after a clean and jerk of 192kg, pushing his total to 357kg.

11:10 AM

That’s how it will stay after group B.  Battista Bardis leads after group B with a total of 357kg.