Saudi Arabia (IP): Yekta Jamali from Iran won a silver medal in the 81-kg in the 2021 World Youth Weightlifting Championships in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Iran PressMiddle East: Jamali lifted 90kg in snatch and 115kg in clean and jerk and won the silver medal with a total of 205kg. It is Iran’s first silver medal in women’s weightlifting in history.

The gold medal went to Georgian Natia Gadelia who lifted 208kg, and Russian Daria Meshcherakova won the bronze medal with 201kg.

Jamali had won the country’s first medal in history in the 2021 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships in May in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

She took the bronze in the 87kg with 92-116-208.