The second day of competition opens with the 89 kg category. Eight athletes compete for the title and the predictions are in favor of the Greek athlete.
IAKOVIDIS Theodoros with 3 valid attemps in the Snatch (154, 158 and 161kg) and two in the Clean & Jerk (185, 190 and 193X) wins the gold and the Mediterranean title with 351 kg (161 + 190).
Behind him, silver medal, the Albanian SHORAJ Krenar with 337 kg lifted (151 + 186).
Third place was the Spanish MATA PEREZ Andres with a total of 335 (150 + 185).
Fourth position for RETULAINEN Eero Eljas (FIN) who makes 143 kg in the Snatch and 186 kg in the Clean & Jerk for a total of 329 kg.
The Israeli GNESSIN Valentin (317 = 138 + 179) is fifth.
The two Frenchmen MENONI Enzo (316 = 146 + 170) and FARETIE Sony (301 = 134 + 167) rank respectively sixth and seventh.
The Maltese Brian closes the rankings, producing 113 kg in the Snatch exercise and 145 kg in the Clean & Jerk for a total of 258 kg.