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Weightlifting evaluate: China challenged at Asiad with hope forward of Paris

HANGZHOU, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Chinese weightlifters felt stress from their rivals on the Asian Games, and would evaluate their performances in Hangzhou to arrange for the Paris Olympics.

The weightlifting competitors concluded on Saturday with host China accumulating 5 golds, three silvers and one bronze.

DPR Korean weightlifters flexed their muscle tissue by pocketing six golds and posting six information whereas Indonesia, South Korea and Bahrain captured one gold every.

Jang Song Nam, an official from DPRK’s Olympic Committee, attributed the workforce’s spectacular efficiency to their rigorous every day coaching routine.

“There is no secret for our success,” stated Jang, explaining that his workforce had missed a number of worldwide competitions over the previous few years, together with the delayed Tokyo Olympic Games.

“All weightlifters of the team trained hard for the Hangzhou Asiad,” he stated, including that the nation have held many alternative competitions for its athletes to keep up aggressive kind throughout the previous few years.

Yu Jie, coach of Chinese weightlifting workforce, was impressed by DPR Korean weightlifters’ efficiency, particularly their strongwomen, who grabbed 5 golds.

“Their weightlifting strength was demonstrated at the Asiad,” stated Yu, including that his workforce would mirror on their positive factors and losses on the Asian Games and totally put together for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.

Most of China’s weightlifters have joined the 2023 World Weightlifting Championships final month in Riyadh of Saudi Arabia. Athletes had no time to get better after collaborating in two competitions for a short while, in response to coaches and weightlifters.

China’s Li Wenwen, setting three new Olympic information en path to a gold medal within the ladies’s +87kg class on the Tokyo Olympic Games, had withdrawn from the Asian Games occasion because of an elbow damage.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 on the Hangzhou Asiad.

China’s Hou Zhihui, who had gained the 49kg gold on the Tokyo Olympics, took the bronze with 210kg within the ladies’s 55kg class on the Asiad. In the competition, Hou suffered a slight sprain throughout her second try within the snatch.

“My coach suggested me quitting the competition,” stated Hou, including that she insisted on competing for the bronze.

In the ladies’s 87kg class, 26-year-old Liang Xiaomei of China, a gold medalist within the ladies’s 81kg on the 2023 World Weightlifting Championships, took a dominant win within the ladies’s 87kg weightlifting on the Asiad.

“After the world championships, I tried my best to adjust my form,” stated the injury-plagued Liang, including that she would now give attention to the Paris Olympics and proceed to enhance her efficiency.

Yu indicated that his male weightlifter has made breakthrough in heavyweight occasion. Liu Huanhua, a 22-year-old gold medalist within the males’s 102kg class on the 2023 World Weightlifting Championships, gained males’s 109kg gold on the Asiad, setting Games information in each clear and jerk and whole weight.

“Liu made a miracle at the Asiad gave me confidence to expect him to make history in heavyweight event at the Paris Olympic Games,” stated Yu, stating that every one athletes of the workforce would enhance their kind and put together for the Paris 2024.