Rio 2016: Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan wins silver in weightlifting

Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan lifted a combined 417kg to win a silver medal in men’s 105kg weightlifting at the Rio Games.

Martirosyan, 19, lifted 190kg in the snatch and 227kg in the clean and jerk.

Ruslam Nuradinov of Uzbekistan claimed the title with a combined 421kg and set a new Olympic record.

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