Weightlifter El-Bakh wins Qatar's first Olympic gold
Stay tuned with 24 News HD Android App
The 2019 world silver medallist dominated the men's 96kg, setting new marks for the clean and jerk (225kg) and total lift (402kg).
"I'm very honoured to have won a gold medal during these Olympics," said El-Bakh, 23. "I hope that my performance was all right during these Games."
Venezuela's Keydomar Sanchez took silver with Anton Pliesnoi finishing third. El-Bakh attempted but failed a world-record 232 on his final lift.