HANGZHOU, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) — China’s Olympic gold medalist Li Wenwen has withdrawn from the Asian Games weightlifting occasion attributable to an elbow harm.
Li was withdrawn on the last verification of entries for the competitors, which opens on Saturday.
Li has beforehand confirmed her supremacy within the ladies’s weightlifting +87kg division, setting three new Olympic data en path to a gold medal on the Tokyo Olympic Games.
The 23-year-old suffered the harm through the 2023 IWF World Championships in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia earlier this month when she failed along with her first two makes an attempt.
Li’s absence leaves China with 13 weightlifters on the Hangzhou Asiad.