Talakhadze and Catherine Elizabeth – the best in 2019!

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Lasha Talakhadze (Georgia) and Catherine Elizabeth (USA) best weightlifters 2019 year by voting online International Weightlifting Federation.

Victory for Georgia's hero was the third in a row, for Catherine Elizabeth this victory is the first and more, Americans have not won this award since its existence.

Total votes took part in a record number of people, namely 50 514. For Talakhadze gave their votes 17 084 man, for Catherine Elizabeth 9 105 person.

VOTING RESULTS:

Men

  1. Talakhadze Lasha (Georgia) + 109 kg – 17 084
  2. Martirosyan Simon (Armenia) 109 kg – 5 514
  3. Liu Syaotszyun (China) 81 kg – 2 169
  4. Shi Zhi Yong (China) 73 kg – 1 053
  5. Om Yun Chol (KNDR) 55 kg – 410

Women

  1. Catherine Elizabeth (USA) 71 kg – 9 105
  2. Kuo-Sinь when (Taipei) 49 kg – 7 755
  3. Leidy Solis Arboleda Jessen (Colombia) 81 kg – 4 784
  4. day Vэy (China) 64 kg – 1 796
  5. Rome Yong Sim (KNDR) 76 kg – 844

Recall, the first time the trophy was handed in 1982 year. Then the winner was Bulgarian Blagoy Blagoev. WITH 1991 determine the best of the year and among women.

The only winner of the award of the Belarusians was Andrei Rubakou. He won the award in 2007 year.

A source: IWF