Weightlifting: Cristina Iovu wins two gold medals, one bronze at the European Championships in Norway

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Romanian athlete Cristina Iovu has won two gold medals in total and in the jerk event, and one bronze in the snatch event on Monday in the 53 kg category, on the second day of the European Weightlifting Championships in Forde (Norway), the Romanian Weightlifting Federation informs.

Cristina Iovu lifted 210 kg in total, followed by Yulia Paratova (Ukraine), 202 kg and Rebeka Koha (Latvia) 198 kg.

In the jerk event Cristina Iovu won the first place with 120 kg, followed by Sema Acarturk (Turkey) 109 kg and by Latvia’s Rebeka Koha 108 kg.

In the snatch event Cristina Iovu won the bronze with 90 kg. Gold was won by Yulia Paratova with 94 kg and the silver medal was won by Koha Rebeka with 90 kg.

Romanian athletes have won six medals so far, three gold and three bronze medals at the European Championships in Forde.

Besides the medals obtained by Cristiana Iovu, on Sunday Suneta Csengeri won gold in snatch event in the 48 kg category and bronze in total. Also on Sunday, in the men’s 56 kg category Ilie Constantin Ciotoiu won the bronze medal in total.

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