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National record broken at European Weightlifting Championship in Kazan

National record broken at European Weightlifting Championship in Kazan 14 April 2011,12:38

A new record was set at the European Weightlifting Championship on the third day of the competition.

(Kazan, April 14, Tatar-Inform). A new record was broken at the European Weightlifting Championship on the third day of the event – April 13.

Finnish sportswoman Heidi Harju lifted 188 kg in the weight category under 58 kg. Representative of Germany Sabin Kusterer showed the same result, but could not lift a 105 kg barbell in the last attempt.

“Of course, I’m very satisfied with my performance, as a new record of Finland in was broken in the double-event. I think it had been 182 kg before, but I don’t remember very well. I haven’t seen such a good level of organization as in Kazan. It’s fantastic,” the tournament press-center quotes the sportswoman as saying.

The first national record at the championship was broken on April 12. 32-year-old Lena Berntsson (Sweden) set the country’s record with the result 161 kg in the double-event.

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