Small bronze medal in clean and jerk in the weight category above 109 kg of 2018 World Weightlifting Championship in Ashgabat has been added to the list of awards of Turkmen weightlifter Hojamuhammet Toychiyev. It was handed over to our weightlifter on the final day of the Asian Championship in Tashkent by representatives of the Asian Weightlifting Federation. Representative of Turkmenistan national team has informed this news to our reporter.
Initially, the bronze of 2018 World Championship in this discipline was awarded to Rustam Jangabayev from Uzbekistan with result of 245 kg. Later after the re-check of the doping tests of the sportsmen participating in 2018 World Championship in Ashgabat, the residues of growth hormone were found in the doping test of Uzbek athlete, which resulted in his disqualification and the medal was taken away from him.
Therefore, after review of the results by International Weightlifting Federation, bronze medal in clean and jerk in the weight category above 109 kg went to Toychiyev who lifted 240 kg.
29 years old Master of Sports of International class Hojamuhammet Toychiyev combines work of coach in the sport school of Mary with active weightlifting exercises improving his skills from Honored Coach of Turkmenistan Ikram Matkarimov.
Hojamuhammet Toychiyev is a three times prize winner of Asian Championships in 2016, 2017 and 2019, silver medalist of the 4th International Qatar Cup 2016, V Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games 2017, IWF 2019 World Cup, bronze winner of Naim Suleimanogly International Tournament, winner of the 6th International Solidarity Championship 2020.
At the last Asian Championship in Tashkent, Hojamuhammet Toychiyev has taken the fourth place in the weight category above 109 kg, having lifted 404 kg in total (181kg in snatch and 223 kg in clean jerk).
Earlier, after review of the results of 2018 World Championship, gold medal in non-Olympic weight category up to 45 kg has been awarded to Turkmen sportswoman Yulduz Jumabayeva.