The Russian team took the fourth place in the medal standings of the world championship in weightlifting, which ended in Ashgabat, reports channel “MIR 24”.
Prizes went to teams from China, Thailand and Iran.
At these competitions the Russian weightlifter Artem Okulov took gold in the weight category up to 89 pounds. With this success he was congratulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Recall that the performance of Russian weightlifters was held for the first time after a long ban on participation in any international event.