Baku. 11 April. REPORT.AZ/ Men/Women European Weightlifting Championship has started in Fjords, Norway.
Report informs, in the first day of the competition, Elmar Aliyev, one of members of Azerbaijani national team has won a medal. Aliyev, 56 kg, lifted snatch, total of three and was 8th with 102 kg. In the clean and jerk, firstly, lifted 130 kg, then 133 kg and 136 kg at the end.
With total of 238 kg (102+136), Aliyev took 7th place in overall ranking.
In clean and jerk, Aliyev saluted after successfully lifting 136 kg. Thus, he commemorated the martyrs killed during frontline battles and expressed respect to them.
Notably, Elmar Aliyev is a member of the Central Army Sports Club in Azerbaijan.