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His final lift, a 180kg clean-and-jerk, sealed the deal and earned Matam his first European title.
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You may notice Matam has a unique overhead position, with hyperextended elbows:
Matam, who is 26, took seventh in the Rio Games and placed fourth at the 2016 European Championships. His previous international gold medal was at the 2014 World University Championships.