Acorán Hernández is proclaimed runner-up of Europe

Acorán Hernández tested this Monday a new step on the podium of the European Weightlifting Championships. The 32-year-old from Tenerife, who was bronze last year in Tirana (Albania), This time the silver medal was hung in the contest, which hosts the capital of Armenia, Yerevan.

Acorán was the second best in his division, that of -67 kilos, in the Olympic total, but he also positioned himself as the third strongest in snatch. There he lifted 140 kilos and in two times, a category in which he finished fifth, 165, for an Olympic total of 305.

Only the local favorite, Gor Sahakian, surpassed his mark, who went up to 320 kilos, with 145 in the snatch and 175 in two times. The Turkish Kaan Kahriman completed the podium, who totaled 301 (141+160). With the bronze of Marta García in -45 kilos, there are already two metals from the Spanish delegation in these European Championships that will conclude next Sunday the 23rd.

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