THAILAND – SPORTS: Weeraphon, the Thai weightlifter thrice gold medalist at age 17
Weeraphon “Wave” Wichuma; 17; from Thailand; gained three gold medals on the 2021 World Weightlifting Championships in Jeddah; Saudi Arabia.
The 2021 Junior World Weightlifting Championships ran from October 5 to 12. There have been 221 athletes from 50 nations. Thailand despatched seven athletes to take part.
Weeraphon Wichumajournaltimepeted within the males’s 67kg class on Thursday. He efficiently lifted 128 kg within the snatch and gained the gold medal. On the identical time; he lifted 160 kg within the clear and jerk and in addition gained a gold medal. He completed first total at 288 kg and gained his third gold medal.
Worrapot Nasuriwong; 16; alsojournaltimepeted on this class. He lifted 151 kg within the clear and jerk and gained a bronze medal.
Moreover; Patsaphong Thongsukjournaltimepeted within the males’s 55kg class on Wednesday. He lifted 99 kg on the snatch and gained the bronze medal. He lifted 124 kg within the clear and jerk and gained the silver medal. He completed first total with 223 kg and gained the gold medal.
On Friday; Parichat Kunnara and Arissara Raideejournaltimepeted within the girls’s 59kg class. Parichat lifted 80 kg within the snatch and gained the bronze medal. He lifted 100 kg within the clear and jerk and gained the gold medal. She completed second total with 180 kg and gained her second silver medal.
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