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Bulgaria wins second medal at European Junior Weightlifting Championship

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Bulgaria's Gabriel Marinov grabbed a bronze in the 61 kg category, with a total score of 267 kg (115 and 152 kg), securing third place also in the push-out at the ongoing in the European Junior and U23 Weightlifting Championship held in the Finnish town of Rovaniemi. 

This is the second medal for Bulgaria after the European champion for women Nadezhda-Mey Nguen won three second places in the 49 kg category for 23-year-olds - in both movements and in the duel (157 kg). She was awarded by the President of the Bulgarian Weightlifting Federation Arif Majid.

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