The first uprising 168 kilos, already suggested that some record could fall. That theory would be endorsed with a lift of 173 kiloswhich was already a Spanish record (170 kilos, also his), which he would beat again with a last lift of 176 kilos.
In two stages, he lifted 203 kilos and then achieved 208. Finally, in a last attempt to climb some position in the medal box, he failed when trying to lift 212, which would have been a Spanish record (210 kilos, also in his possession). And in two times he got bronze by computing 384 kilosalso a record in Spain (established at 375 by himself).
With these last three medals, The Spanish delegation leaves Tirana (Albania) with 14 metals. Two golds, five silvers and seven bronzes are the loot obtained by the Spanish athletes, with stellar participations from Marcos Ruiz, Andrés Mata and José Brachi (nine medals between the three).