15-year-old weightlifter Mariam Murghvliani wins European championship

Mariam Murghvliani is the first Georgian girl to win gold at a continental tournament. Photo: The Georgian Weightlifting Federation/Facebook.

Agenda.ge, 26 Aug 2021 - 13:19, Tbilisi,Georgia

15-year-old Georgian weightlifter Mariam Murghvliani has won gold in the 81+ kg category at the European Junior Weightlifting Championship in Poland.

The Georgian Weightlifting Federation reports that Murghvliani showed the best results in all three disciplines - the clean, snatch and jerk.

Mariam Murghvliani at the European Junior Weightlifting Championship. Photo: 1TV.ge.


Murghvliani’s successful snatch of 85 kg was followed by a 105 kg lift in clean & jerk”, the Georgian Weightlifting Federation reports.

Marian Marghvliani is the first Georgian girl to win gold at a continental tournament.