The 2016 European Weightlifting Championships have come to an end. The event, held in Forde, Norway and organized by the European Weightlifting Federation, came to an end on April 16th.

Just as notable as some truly impressive performances — including Georgia’s Lasha Talakhadze‘s new European superheavyweight snatch record of 212 kg, which we’ve embedded at the bottom of the article — were some big-name absences. Belarus’ Andrei Rybakou (silver medalist at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics and world record holder in the 85 kilo snatch) was originally scheduled to compete before a suspension for Meldonium.

Tatiana Kashirina also missed the competition, citing a fear of a “setup” against Russian athletes and instead focusing on the Olympics in Rio. Her countrymen Aleksey Lovchev was recently suspended for a positive doping sample that caused significant controversy and backlash against testing protocols within the Russian lifting community.

Below is the full list of medalists in the snatch, clean & jerk, and total for each weight class. Full results are also listed by the EWF and IWF website.

Women’s 48 kg

Snatch:

  • Monica-Suneta Csengeri (Romania) – 83kg
  • Sibel Ozkan Konak (Turkey) – 82 kg
  • Nurcan Taylan (Turkey) – 81 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Sibel Ozkan Konak (Turkey) – 100 kg
  • Genny Caterina Pagliaro (Italy) – 99 kg
  • Iana Diachenko (Ukraine) – 98 kg

Total:

  • Sibel Ozkan Konak (Turkey) – 182 kg
  • Genny Caterina Pagliaro (Italy) – 180 kg
  • Monica-Suneta Csengeri (Romania) – 178 kg

Women’s 53 kg

Snatch:

  • Iuliia Paratova (Ukraine) – 94 kg
  • Rebeka Koha (Latvia) – 90 kg
  • Cristina Iovu (Romania) – 90 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Cirstina Iovu (Romania) – 120 kg
  • Sema Acarturk (Turkey) – 109 kg
  • Rebeka Koha (Latvia) – 108 kg

Total:

  • Cristina Iovu (Romania) – 210 kg
  • Iuliia Partova (Ukraine) – 202 kg
  • Rebeka Koha (Latvia) – 198 kg

Women’s 58 kg

Snatch:

  • Boyanka Kostova (Azerbaijan) – 105 kg
  • Veronika Ivasiuk (Ukraine) – 90 kg
  • Joanna Lochowska (Poland) – 90 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Boyanka Kostova (Azerbaijan) – 130 kg
  • Irina-Lacramioara Lepsa (Romania) – 117 kg
  • Joanna Lochowska (Poland) – 114 kg

Total:

  • Boyanka Kostova (Azerbaijan) – 235 kg
  • Irina-Lacramioara Lepsa (Romania) – 205 kg
  • Joanna Lochowska (Poland) – 204 kg

Women’s 63 kg

Snatch:

  • Diana Akmetova (Russia) – 100 kg
  • Natalia Khlestkina (Russia) – 99 kg
  • Giorgia Bordignon (Italy) 99 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Natalia Khlestkina (Russia) – 123 kg
  • Giorgia Bordignon (Italy) – 120 kg
  • Zoe Smith (Great Britain) – 119 kg

Total:

  • Natalia Khlestkina (Russia) – 222 kg
  • Diana Akmetova (Russia) – 219 kg
  • Giorgia Bordignon (Italy) – 219 kg

Women’s 69 kg

Snatch:

  • Darya Pachabut (Belarus) – 106 kg
  • Nazik Avdalyan (Armenia) – 106 kg
  • Rebekah Jade Tiler (Great Britain) – 99 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Nazik Advalyan (Armenia) – 132 kg
  • Darya Pachabut (Belarus) – 130 kg
  • Rebekah Jade Tiler (Great Britain) – 123 kg

Total:

  • Nazik Advalyan (Armenia) – 237 kg
  • Darya Pachabut (Belarus) – 236 kg
  • Rebekah Jade Tiler (Great Britain) – 222 kg

Women’s 75 kg

Snatch:

  • Iryna Dekha (Ukraine) – 115 kg
  • Gaelle Verlaine Nayo Ketchanke (France) – 110 kg
  • Natalia Priscepa (Moldova) – 110 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Iryna Dekha (Ukraine) – 135 kg
  • Gaelle Verlaine Nayo Ketchanke (France) – 132 kg
  • Natalia Priscepa (Moldova) – 130 kg

Total:

  • Iryna Dekha (Ukraine) – 250 kg
  • Gaelle Verlaine Nayo Ketchanke (France) – 242 kg
  • Natalia Priscepa (Moldova) – 240 kg

Women’s +75 kg

Snatch:

  • Hripsime Khurshudyan (Armenia) – 113 kg
  • Anastasiia Hotfrid (Georgia) – 113 kg
  • Mercy Opeyemi Brown (Great Britain) – 103

Clean & Jerk:

  • Hripsime Khurshudyan (Armenia) – 137 kg
  • Anastasiia Hotfrid (Georgia) – 136 kg
  • Sabina Hanna Baginska (Poland) – 131

Total:

  • Hripsime Khurshudyan (Armenia) – 250 kg
  • Anastasiia Hotfrid (Georgia) – 249 kg
  • Mercy Opeyemi Brown (Great Britain) – 230 kg

Men’s 56 kg

Snatch:

  • Josue Brachi Garcia (Spain) – 121 kg
  • Mirco Scarantino (Italy) – 120 kg
  • Ismet Algul (Turkey) – 115 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Mirco Scarantino (Italy) – 144 kg
  • Josue Barchi Garcia (Spain) – 143 kg
  • Elmar Aliyev (Azerbaijan) – 136 kg

Total:

  • Mirco Scarantino (Italy) – 264 kg
  • Josue Brachi Garcia (Spain) – 264 kg
  • Ilie-Constantin Ciotoiu (Romania) – 247 kg

Men’s 62 kg

Snatch:

  • Erol Bilgin (Turkey) – 133 kg
  • Feliks Khalibekov (Russia) – 133 kg
  • Vladimir Marinov Urumov (Bulgaria) – 129 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Hursit Atak (Turkey) – 170 kg
  • Vladimir Marinov Urumov (Bulgaria) – 159 kg
  • Iuri Dudoglo (Moldova) – 156 kg

Total:

  • Hursit Atak (Turkey) – 296 kg
  • Feliks Khalibekov (Russia) – 289 kg
  • Vladimir Marinov Urumov (Bulgaria) – 288 kg

Men’s 69 kg

Snatch:

  • Daniyar Ismayilov (Turkey) – 155 kg
  • Sergei Petrov (Russia) – 147 kg
  • Birken Calja (Albania) – 145 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Daniyar Ismayilov (Turkey) – 178 kg
  • Sergei Petrov (Russia) – 175 kg
  • Vanik Avetisyan (Armenia) – 175 kg

Total:

  • Daniyar Ismayilov (Turkey) – 333 kg
  • Sergei Petrov (Russia) – 322 kg
  • David Sanchez Lopez (Spain) – 318 kg

Men’s 77 kg

Snatch:

  • Andranik Karapetyan (Armenia) – 170 kg
  • Tigran Martirosyan (Armenia) – 160 kg
  • Dumitru Captari (Romania) – 156 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Andranik Karapetyan (Armenia) – 197 kg
  • Tigran Martirosyan (Armenia) – 192 kg
  • Dumitru Captari (Romania) – 192 kg

Total:

  • Andranik Karapetyan (Armenia) – 367 kg
  • Tigran Martirosyan (Armenia) – 352 kg
  • Dumitru Captari (Romania) – 348 kg

Men’s 85 kg

Snatch:

  • Gabriel Sincraian (Romania) – 169 kg
  • Oleksandr Pielieshenko (Ukraine) – 168 kg
  • Giovanni Battista Bardis (France) – 166 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Oleksandr Pielieshenko (Ukraine) – 204 kg
  • Gabriel Sincraian (Romania) – 202 kg
  • Antonino Pizzolato (Italy) – 197 kg

Total:

  • Oleksandr Pielieshenko (Ukraine) – 372 kg
  • Gabriel Sincraian (Romania) – 371 kg
  • Gheorghii Cernei (Romania) – 358 kg

Men’s 94 kg

Snatch:

  • Tomasz Bernard Zielinski (Poland) – 176 kg
  • Zygimantas Stanulis (Lithuania) – 175 kg
  • Lukasz Roman Gerla (Poland) – 174 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Egor Klimonov (Russia) – 211 kg
  • Tomasz Bernard Zielinski (Poland) – 211 kg
  • Georgii Kuptsov (Russia) – 206 kg

Total:

  • Tomasz Bernard Zielinksi (Poland) – 387 kg
  • Zygimantas Stanulis (Lithuania) – 381 kg
  • Georgii Kuptsov (Russia) – 376 kg

Men’s 105 kg

Snatch:

  • Rodion Bochkov (Russia) – 182 kg
  • Simon Martirosyan (Armenia) – 182 kg
  • Sargis Martirosjan (Austria) – 181 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Arturs Plesnieks (Latvia) – 226 kg
  • Arkadiusz Michalski (Poland) – 226 kg
  • Simon Martirosyan (Armenia) – 220 kg

Total:

  • Arturs Plesnieks (Latvia) – 403 kg
  • Arkadiusz Michalski (Poland) – 403 kg
  • Simon Martirosyan (Armenia) – 402 kg

Men’s + 105 kg

Snatch:

  • Lasha Talakhadze (Georgia) – 212 kg
  • Gor Minasyan (Armenia) – 205 kg
  • Ihor Shymechko (Ukraine) – 196 kg

Clean & Jerk:

  • Lasha Talakhadze (Georgia) – 251 kg
  • Mart Seim (Estonia) – 239 kg
  • Jiri Orsag (Czech Republic) – 238 kg

Total:

  • Lasha Talakhadze (Georgia) – 463 kg
  • Gor Minasyan (Armenia) – 442 kg
  • Mart Seim (Estonia) – 424 kg

Below is Talakhadze’s 212 kilogram snatch, filmed by the amazing Hookgrip team.

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