Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions: The Exclusive List
July 17, 2021 By Sourav
Weightlifting is one of the most popular sports that displays your true potential and strength. While strength is not the only criteria in this game, weightlifting is actually very dangerous for a game. It is obvious that professionals can do it easily but the road to becoming that professional weightlifter is full of dangers and hurdles. In the following article, we are going to take a look at some of the junior weightlifting champions in this entire world.
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These athletes have perfected them throughout the years and have amazing capabilities now. They all are young and thus have a long way to go yet. Check out these Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021.
Ali Hosseini Saeid
At number 1 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Ali Hosseini Saeid. This Iranian weightlifter is right now 32 years old.
He was born on February 2nd in the year 1988. He is quite heavy with a weight of 127. 04 kgs, which compels him to compete in all 105 + kg events, and surprisingly enough, he holds the junior world record for the +105 kg category.
However, his sports life has not been smooth always. In March 2008 and October 2009 he had failed two doping tests and registered himself as one of the most controversial athletes. He was initially banned for life for this but his penalty was changed to a 12-year suspension later.
At number 2 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Aramnau Andrei. He is a now-retired professional weightlifter as well as a current world record holder from Belarus.
Aramnau was the winner of the silver in the 94 kg category at the 2006 Junior World Championships. He won gold in the 105 kg category, in the 2007 Junior World Championships.
Other than these he has had other amazing awards and victories as well.
At number 3 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Kolecki Szymon. He is from Poland and represents Poland in all international championships.
He is 39 years old and was born on the 12th of October, in the year 1981 in Ogawa, Poland. Kolecki is quite heavy with a weight of 94 kgs.
Kolecki is also tall with a height of 6 feet and 1 inch. He has won several championships in his lifetime and still continues to make his people proud.
Ilya Aleksandrovich Ilyin
At number 4 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Ilya Aleksandrovich Ilyin. He set two world records On 12 December 2015 at the President's Cup which was held in Grozny, Russia.
For those who don’t know, Ilyin was awarded the title of being IWF World Weightlifter of the Year, not once but four times (in the years 2005, 2006 as well as in 2014 and 2015).
He is currently 32 years old and was born on the 24th of May in the year 1988. He is quite tall with a height of 1.74, which roughly translates to 5 feet and 9 inches.
At number 5 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Liao Hui. He hails from China and is 69 kgs heavy. He was born in Xiantao, Hubei China on the 5th of October in year 1987.
Liao is currently 33 years old and was coached by legendary coach Yu Jie. He represents China in all international championships.
Martirosyan Tigran G.
At number 6 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Martirosyan Tigran G. Tigran Gevorg Martirosyan is a renowned Armenian weightlifter.
Martirosyan won the Honor of being the Master of Sports of Armenia in the year 2009. He is a three-time European Champion as well as World Champion and the youngest Olympic medalist from Armenia.
At number 7 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Yang Fan. Most people confuse his name with that of another skater, who also is an amazing athlete.
Yang Fan is currently 33 years old and was born on the 16th of October in 1987. He weighs almost 61. 65 kg, which is almost 62 kgs and thus competed in the 62 kg category and represented China at international competitions.
At number 8 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Shi Zhiyong. This one on this list is also from China and is just 27 years old. Born on the 10th of October, in the year 1993, this guy stands 1.68 m tall.
He weighs 69 kgs and thus participated in the men's 69 kg class at the 2012 Asian Weightlifting Championships. There He was the winner of gold and certainly made everyone proud of him.
At number 9 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Wu Wenxiong. He represents China in Men’s weightlifting. Born on the 11th of February in the year 1981, this guy has competed in the 56 kg class.
He is currently retired. He stood fifth at the 1999 World Championship. Wu also was the winner of the silver medal at the 2000 Olympics which was held in Sydney, Australia.
Thach Kim Tuan
At number 10 in this list of Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021, we have Thach Kim Tuan. Born on the 15th of January, in the year 1994, Thach is just 26 years old.
He has been the winner of silver as well as two bronze medals at the World Junior Weightlifting Championships held in Malaysia in the year 2011. He represents his native place; Vietnam in Men’s wrestling championships all across the globe.
Thach was considered "young hope" for the Vietnam Athletes Association for the Weightlifting in the year 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 56 kg category but unfortunately did not qualify.
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These were the Top 10 Junior Weightlifting Champions 2021. This list has been prepared with brief research and championship scores in mind. If you disagree with this list, or would perhaps like to add some new information, please leave your valuable comments below and we would make sure that we take a look at them as soon as possible. All in all, we hope you liked reading this article.