Olympics-Weightlifting-Qatar's Elhakh wins gold in men's 96 kg event

Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Weightlifting - Men
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Weightlifting - Men's 96kg - Group A - Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan - July 31, 2021. Fares Ibrahim Elbakh of Qatar celebrates. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

TOKYO (Reuters) - Qatar's Fares Ibrahim Elbakh won the gold medal in the men's 96 kg weightlifting event and set an Olympic record of a combined lift of 402 kg at the Tokyo Games on Saturday.    

Venezuela's Keydomar Vallenilla Sanchez won sliver and Georgia's Anton Pliesnoi claimed bronze.

(Reporting by Junko Fujita; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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