ANAHEIM, United States, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Anastasiia Hotfrid became Georgia's first female medalist at the world weightlifting championships on her way to winning the 90kg event on Monday.
Hotfrid, who claimed all three titles in the same category at the 2017 European Under-23 Championships, won the snatch with 120kg and came second in the clean and jerk with 145kg for a total of 265kg.
She finished with a 10kg advantage over Chile's Fernanda Valdes Paris, who finished fourth in the snatch with 109kg and first in the clean and jerk with 146kg.
Dominican Republic's Crismery Santana Peguero came third overall with 254kg after finishing second in the snatch with 113kg and third in the clean and jerk with 141kg.
The last world championships medalist from the Dominican Republic was Yuderqui Contreras, who finished second in the women's 53kg snatch in 2011.
The women's 90kg category made its world championships debut in Anaheim.