The 2022 European Weightlifting Championships (EWC) are happening from Could 28-June 5, 2022, in Tirana, Albania.
There, for the primary time in his profession, Bulgarian weightlifter Karlos Nasar competed within the 89-kilogram weight class. That didn’t show to be a lot of an impediment for Nasar, the reigning Worldwide Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Champion within the 81-kilogram weight class. The 18-year-old athlete went on to have a weekend to recollect as he confirmed off his strength by setting three separate Junior World Information. They’re as follows:
Karlos Nasar (89KG) | 2022 European Weightlifting Championships Junior World Information
- Snatch — 171 kilograms (377 kilos) — Junior World Document
- Clean & Jerk — 211 kilograms (465.2 kilos) — Junior World Document
- Whole — 382 kilograms (842.2 kilos) — Junior World Document
Nasar’s snatch document formally surpasses Karen Avaygan’s earlier Junior World Document mark by a kilogram (2.2 kilos). His clear & jerk eclipses Keydomar Giovanni Vallenilla Sanchez’s Junior World Document by seven kilograms (15.4 kilos). Lastly, Nasar’s new Junior World Document whole exceeds Revaz Davitadze’s earlier document by 11 kilograms (24.2 kilos)
2022 European Weightlifting Championships Outcomes
Nasar’s three Junior World Information weren’t sufficient for him to take dwelling the gold. The athlete ended up ending in second place with a silver medal. Senior 89-kilogram weightlifter Antonino Pizzolato was the one competitor to outdo Nasar’s efficiency with two separate feats. Pizzolato notched a World Document clear & jerk of 217 kilograms (478.4 kilos) together with a World Document whole of 392 kilograms (864.2 kilos). These achievements helped the Italian weightlifter end with the eventual gold medal.
Listed here are the highest three finishers within the 2022 EWC for the Males:
2022 European Weightlifting Championships | Prime Totals
- Antonino Pizzolato (Italy) — 392 kilograms (864.2 kilos)
- Karlos Nasar (Bulgaria) — 382 kilograms (842.2 kilos)
- Revaz Davitadze (Georgia) — 369-kilograms (813.5 kilos)
Nasar at a Look
These outcomes don’t look like something new for Nasar if his profession trajectory signifies something. Along with his 2021 IWF World title, he has beforehand featured nicely in a number of youth competitions to begin his aggressive life.
Maybe among the many extra notable, Nasar took first place within the 2019 World Youth Weightlifting Championships in Las Vegas, NV. He additionally completed in second place within the 81-kilogram weight class within the 2021 EWC that occurred in Moscow, Russia.
Within the lead-up to the 2022 EWC, Nasar steadily alluded to a possible record-breaking efficiency. His social media is rife with footage of the weightlifter breaking unofficial data in coaching. A 210-kilogram (463-pound) clear & jerk from an April 2022 session is likely to be one of many extra noteworthy overhead feats Nasar had beforehand. He even beforehand locked out a 175-kilogram (385.8 kilos) snatch in November 2021. That’s the similar snatch weight that Pizzolato captured on the 2022 EWC.
Whereas Nasar’s competitors is over, the 2022 EWC will end on June 5, 2022.
Featured picture: @karlosnasar on Instagram