On June 15, 2022, weightlifter Mahmoud H. Hassan (89KG) accomplished a clear & jerk of 193 kilograms (424.5 kilos) through the 2022 Youth World Weightlifting Championships (YWWC) in León, Mexico. The competitors falls underneath the jurisdiction of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

Hassan’s clear & jerk — the place he wore knee wraps, a lifting belt, and lifting straps — is a new Youth World Record for the Men’s 89-kilogram weight class. The Youth World Record clear & jerk ultimately helped the 16-year-old Egyptian athlete seize the gold medal for his division. 

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Here are Hassan’s prime stats from this contest:

Mahmoud H. Hassan (89KG) | 2022 Youth World Weightlifting Championships Top Stats

  • Snatch — 150 kilograms (330.7 kilos)
  • Clean & Jerk — 193 kilograms (424.5 kilos) | Youth World Record
  • Total — 343 kilograms (756.2 kilos)

Hassan’s clear & jerk Youth World Record surpasses Siarhei Sharankou’s earlier prime determine of 192 kilograms from the 2019 European Youth Weightlifting Championships (EYWC), in keeping with the IWF file listing. Notably, Hassan’s file got here on his third try amidst a large 18-kilogram (39.7 kilos) development from his first two tries of 172 kilograms (379.2 kilos) and 175 kilograms (385.8 kilos), respectively. 

2022 Youth World Weightlifting Championships Recap

Even with out his Youth World Record clear & jerk, Hassan would have nonetheless taken residence the gold medal for the 89-kilogram division by eight kilograms (17.6 kilos). While not a Youth World Record, the Egyptian athlete’s 150-kilogram (330.7 kilos) snatch was additionally 9 kilograms (19.8 kilos) higher than the following finest competitor. Overall, Hassan comfortably outpaced Georgia’s Nikola Esartia (second place) and Venezuela’s Carlos Enrique León Avella (third place) on the ultimate podium. 

Here are the entire outcomes for the top-three finishers within the 2022 YWWC:

2022 Youth World Weightlifting Championships | Complete Podium Results (89KG)

1. Mahmoud H. Hassan (Egypt)

  • Snatch — 150 kilograms (330.7 kilos)
  • Clean & Jerk — 193 kilograms (424.5 kilos) | Youth World Record
  • Total — 343 kilograms (756.2 kilos)

2. Nikoloz Esartia (Georgia)

  • Snatch — 141 kilograms (310.8 kilos)
  • Clean & Jerk — 174 kilograms (383.6 kilos)
  • Total — 315 kilograms (694.4 kilos)

3. Carlos Enrique León Avella (Venezuela)

  • Snatch — 125 kilograms (275.6 kilos)
  • Clean & Jerk — 155 kilograms (341.7 kilos)
  • Total — 280 kilograms (617.3 kilos)

According to the IWF athlete listing, the 2022 Youth World Championships had been the teenage Hassan’s debut worldwide competitors. In demonstrating his overhead prowess and power, it appears Hassan discovered fairly a method to burst onto the aggressive scene by profitable a gold medal and breaking a Youth World Record in his first look on a sanctioned lifting platform. 

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At the time of this writing, it’s not clear when Hassan will compete once more in an official contest. Judging by the outcomes of his first worldwide competitors, he may quickly assist signify the following vivid youth motion within the Men’s weightlifting sphere.

The 2022 Youth World Weightlifting Championships will conclude on June 18, 2022. 

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