Jarosław Olech captures powerlifting gold
Poland’s Jarosław Olech took home gold in the middle-weight powerlifting competition of The World Games 2017. This is the second gold medal for the host country and the third straight gold medal for Olech at successive The World Games competitions. He previously took home the top prize in Kaohsiung and Cali.
The 15-time world champion won his medal by beating two Ukrainians Wołodymir Rysiew and Andrij Naniew.
Poland’s first gold medal of the Games came thanks to Wojciech Bógdał who won the paramotor slalom competition.