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China dominates at weightlifting worlds

China dominates at weightlifting worlds

China won both classes in the world weightlifting championships on Saturday, to Wu Jingbiao in the men's 56-kilogram division and Tian Yuan in the women's 48-kilo category.
Wu retained his world title by lifting 133 kilos in the snatch and 159 in the clean and jerk for a combined 292 kilos.
Wu's compatriot Zhao Chaojun won the silver medal with a 284 total, and Valentin Hristov of Azerbaijan hoisted 276 in aggregate for the bronze.
Tian snatched 90 kilos and clean and jerked 117 for a winning combined total of 207.
Panida Khamsri of Thailand finished second with a 187 total, and Nurdan Karagoz of Turkey placed third with a combined 183.


Updated : 2021-05-13 12:23 GMT+08:00