Moldovan athlete wins silver at European Weightlifting Championship
Moldovan weightlifter Alexandr Spac won the Grand Silver Medal at the European Weightlifting Championship, held in Tirana, Albania.
He competed in the weight category of up to 77 kilograms and lifted 346 kilograms in all. The Russian sportsman Dmitry Homeakov, outstripped Alexandr Spac and became the 2013 champion.
This is the third important medal won by the Moldovan team in Tirana. Some days ago, Moldovan athlete Oleg Sirghi competed in the weight category up to 56 kilograms and won with an overall result of 261 lifted kilograms.
This year, at the European Weightlifting Championship, Moldova is represented by eight athletes, among whom are well-known Olympic champions Cristina Iovu and Anatolie Ciricu.
Adapted from Infotag