The conclusion of the World Weightlifting Championships … today

In the presence and patronage of the Minister of Sport and President of the Saudi Olympic Committee, His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, the World Youth Weightlifting Championship, held in Jeddah, ends today. in which more than 300 male and female players participated in representation of 54 countries.

The final day will see the women’s competition in the +81 weight category, and the men’s competition in the +102 weight category.

His Highness Prince Fahd bin Jalawi, vice president of the Saudi Olympic Committee, was present in recent days to follow up on the championship and crowned the champions of some competitions.

Interestingly, the 55kg competition saw Saudi weightlifter Ali Majeed take silver in the snatch and bronze overall.

On the other hand, the coach of the American national team, Seth Floyd, expressed his happiness for the distinctive organization of the tournament, noting that this was reflected in the high technical levels that the players showed. in all competitions.

He said: “Since our arrival in Jeddah, the organization is very good in every detail “, expressing his admiration for the close distances between the hotel of the mission residence and the venue of the competition and the availability of buses 24 hours a day.

He then added: “Saudi Arabia, in overall, he was able to succeed with distinction in the organization, and this is not just my opinion, but the opinion of all the coaches and players of the other participating teams that I met “.

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