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Chinshanlo wins gold at weightlifting worlds

 Zulfiya Chinshanlo from Kazakhstan competes in the Women's 53kg category at the World Weightlifting Championships, in Paris, Sunday Nov. 6, 2011. (AP...
 Zulfiya Chinshanlo from Kazakhstan competes in the Women's 53kg category at the World Weightlifting Championships, in Paris, Sunday Nov. 6, 2011. (AP...

France Weightlifting Worlds

Zulfiya Chinshanlo from Kazakhstan competes in the Women's 53kg category at the World Weightlifting Championships, in Paris, Sunday Nov. 6, 2011. (AP...

France Weightlifting Worlds

Zulfiya Chinshanlo from Kazakhstan competes in the Women's 53kg category at the World Weightlifting Championships, in Paris, Sunday Nov. 6, 2011. (AP...

Zulfiya Chinshanlo of Kazakhstan set a world record in the clean and jerk to win the gold medal in the women's 53-kilogram division at the world weightlifting championships on Sunday.
Chinshanlo lifted 130 kilos in the clean and jerk to beat the previous mark of 129 set by China's Li Ping in 2007. The 18-year-old Kazakh also managed 97 kilos in the snatch for a combined 227.
Aylin Dasdelen of Turkey took silver for the second year in a row with a 219 total. Ji Jing of China finished third with a combined 214.
Meanwhile, Zhang Jie of China won the men's 62-kilogram category. The 2010 runner-up heaved 145 in the snatch and 176 in the clean and jerk for a 321 total.


Updated : 2021-08-02 10:01 GMT+08:00