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S.Korea, Bahrain break up weightlifting golds at Hangzhou Asiad

HANGZHOU, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) — Park Hye-jeong from South Korea collected gold within the ladies’s +87kg weightlifting, whereas Gor Minasyan of Bahrain took a dominant win within the males’s +109kg class on the Hangzhou Asian Games right here on Saturday.

20-year-old Park, a silver medalist within the ladies’s +87kg class on the Asian Weightlifting Championships this May, lifted 125kg within the snatch and 169kg within the clear and jerk for a complete 294kg.

“I didn’t expect to win gold, because it was very stressful,” stated Park, including that she had ready quite a bit for the Asiad.

Park’s compatriot Son Young-hee took silver in the identical class, lifting 124kg within the snatch and 159kg within the clear and jerk for a complete 283kg. Duangaksorn Chaidee of Thailand got here third with 275kg.

China’s Li Wenwen, who set three new Olympic data en path to a gold medal within the ladies’s +87kg class on the Tokyo Olympic Games, had withdrawn from the Asian Games resulting from an elbow damage.

The 23-year-old suffered the damage in the course of the World Championships in Riyadh final month, and her absence left China with 13 weightlifters at Hangzhou.

28-year-old Minasyan, silver medalist within the males’s +105kg class on the 2016 Rio Olympics, clinched gold within the males’s +109kg on the Asiad, lifted 212kg within the snatch and 245kg within the clear and jerk for a complete 457kg, setting new Asian Games data within the snatch, the clear and jerk and whole.

Ali Davoudi of Iran, silver medalist within the males’s +109kg on the Tokyo Olympics, took silver in the identical class, lifting 192kg within the snatch and 234kg within the clear and jerk for a complete 426kg. Rustam Djangabaev of Uzbekistan took bronze with 423kg.

During the weightlifting competitors on the Asiad, DPR Korea flexed their muscular tissues by pocketing six golds and setting six world data.

Chinese weightlifters collected 5 golds, three silvers and one bronze. Indonesia, South Korea and Bahrain secured one gold every, because the weightlifting competitors concluded on Saturday.

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