Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera, a Rio 2016 Olympian, won three gold medals in Tashkent ©Getty Images

Ecuador's Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera won a hat-trick of gold medals as the International Weightlifting Federation Junior World Championships continued in Tashkent.

The Rio 2016 Olympian clinched the total, clean and jerk and snatch titles at the Uzbekistan Sport Complex in the women's 75 kilograms division.

She lifted a best of 115kg in the snatch and 140kg in the clean and jerk for a winning overall total of 255kg.

American Meredith Leigh Alwine won silver in all three categories in the Uzbek capital.

Her snatch of 99kg added to a clean and jerk of 121kg to leave her on a combined 220kg - someway behind the winner.

Tursunoy Jabborova won home overall bronze - with a snatch of 96kg and a clean and jerk of 116kg, totalling 212kg.

This was enough for snatch bronze but only fourth in the clean and jerk, where third position went to Dilara Narin of Turkey on 118kg.

Fares Ibrahim Elbakh of Qatar bagged two gold medals  ©Getty Images
Fares Ibrahim Elbakh of Qatar bagged two gold medals ©Getty Images

In men's competition, the 90kg division ended with total and clean and jerk gold for Qatar's Fares Ibrahim Elbakh, another Rio 2016 Olympian.

His clean and jerk total of 215kg added to a snatch lift of 170kg which was enough for silver, but combined for a winning overall total of 385kg.

Snatch champion Jhonatan Rivas Mosquera had to settle for silver in the other two competitions.

He won his gold with a lift of 171kg, but his clean and jerk of 203kg left him behind overall on 374kg.

Samvel Babakyan of Armenia won overall and snatch bronze on 361kg and 160kg respectively.

Clean and jerk bronze went to Iran's Rasoul Motamedi Sedeh on 202kg.

Competition continues tomorrow with the women's 90kg and the men's 105kg.