Arakel Mirzoyan fails to continue the struggle at the Olympics due to an injury

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Participant of the 31st Summer Olympic Games, weightlifter Arakel Mirzoyan (85kg) didn't continue the struggle due to a foot injury got during the snatch.

In the first attempt of the snatch Mirzoyan tried to lift 158kg but failed. In the second attempt he could hold overhead the barbell but he didn't lift the third attempt because of the foot injury and dropped out of the competition.

11 weightlifters were taking part in the men's 85kg weight class, Group A competition.


Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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