Razvan Martin brings bronze for Romania at weightlifting competition

Newsroom 01/08/2012 | 10:11

Razvan Martin lifted 177 kg for the final round of the men’s 69 kg weightlifting competition, coming in third, after the Chinese Lin Qingfeng and the Indonesian Triyatno.

For this final round, Lin comprehensively took the field apart with a total of 344kg, with silver going to Indonesia’s Triyatno (333kg) and Romania’s 20-year-old Razvan Constantin Martin clinching bronze (332kg).

This was the fifth medal in the Olympic Games for Romania, after Alin Moldoveanu’s gold (shooting competition – 10 meter air rifle), Alina Dumitru’s silver (judo, cat. 48 kg), Corina Căprioriu’s silver (judo, cat. 57 kg) and gymnastics team’s bronze (Cătălina Ponor, Sandra Izbaşa, Diana Bulimar, Diana Chelaru and Larisa Iordache).

Photo courtesy of Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee

Oana Vasiliu

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