The Ecuadorian weightlifter Tamara Salazar was runner-up this Monday in Tokyo, achieving the second medal for Ecuador in this discipline, on a podium crowned by China and with the bronze by Crismery Santana for the Dominican Republic.
The Ecuadorian Tamara Salazar lifted the silver with a total of 263 kilos in the -87kg category, behind the 270 kilos of the Chinese athlete Zhouyu Wang and following them on the podium with a bronze and a mark of 256 kg, the Dominican Crismery Santana.
After the wake of Neisi Dajomes’ gold on the previous day, another Ecuadorian won the second medal for her country in this discipline.
The Ecuadorian Tamara Salazar, bronze in the Pan American Games in Lima 2019, dominated the day without allowing herself any failure, executing a 113-kilo snatch and 150-kilo clean and jerk, something that put her directly on the podium with the silver.
Dominican Crismery Santana, runner-up at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, made a 116-kilo snatch – she failed the last attempt of 119 – and in the clean and jerk she achieved 140 kilos – she failed 144 attempts – registering the total mark of 256 kilos that set her. awarded bronze.
The world champion in 2019, the Chinese athlete Zhouyu Wang executed a snatch of 120 kilos and 150 kilos in clean and jerk, a total of 270 kilos that crowned her champion of these Games.