F. El-Bakh Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Fares El-Bakh Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

F. El-Bakh Born Was on June 4, 1998, is a Qatari weightlifter. Olympic champion, and two-time Junior World champion in the 85 kg and 94 kg categories, respectively, before the 2018 reorganisation of weight categories by the International Weightlifting Federation.

In the 96-kilogram class, he set the clean-and-jerk world record (225 kg) and the total-lift world record (397 kg).

Fares El-Bakh Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Ibrahim Hassouna Sr. competed for Egypt in the Olympics three times in a row, from 1984 to 1992.

F. El-Bakh Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

On the men’s 85 kg list, he finished eighth at the 2016 Summer Olympics, but after Gabriel Sîncrăian, the original bronze medallist, failed a drug test in October, his rank was moved up to seventh.

He participated in the 96-kilogram division at the Tokyo Olympics of 2020. His 177-kilogram snatch lift put him in fourth position, while the gap between first and fifth place was only 2 kilogrammes.

After everyone else had completed their first clean and jerk, he attempted his. After he had lifted 217 kg and won the gold. He set an Olympic record by lifting 225 kilogrammes, bringing his total to 402 kilogrammes (also an Olympic record).

Weightlifter F. El-Bakh won gold for Qatar on Saturday in Tokyo, breaking two Olympic records in the process. The 2019 global silver medalist topped the men’s 96-kilogram weight class, posting personal bests in both the clean-and-jerk (225 kg) and total-lift categories (402kg).

Silver went to Anton Pliesnoi of Russia, while Venezuela’s Keydomar Sanchez took home bronze. On his final lift, F. El-Bakh tried for a world record 232 but fell short. This is second F. El-Bakh’s weightlifting medal for Qatar; in Sydney 2000, Saif Asaad earned bronze at 105 kilogrammes.

New Olympic Record for F. El-Bakh

For the men’s 96-kilogram weight class, F. El-Bakh of Qatar won gold and set a new Olympic record on Saturday. In the 387-pound division, Anton Pliesnoi of Georgia won bronze and Keydomar Giovanni Vallenilla Sanchez of Venezuela came in second.

After lifting 177 kilogrammes in the snatch, F. El-Bakh moved on to the clean and jerk, where he broke the Olympic record by lifting 225 kg. It was one of the two records he set at the Olympic Games, the other being a combined score of 402 kg that nobody else could beat.

As you can see, F. El-Bakh failed in his bid to break the clean and jerk world record by 232 kilogrammes.


As Qatar’s sixth Olympic medal and its second in weightlifting, F. El-Bakh set two new Games records in Tokyo. This is Qatar’s first Olympic gold medal.


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