Li Yajun Wins Women's 53kg at Weightlifting World Championships

October 26, 2013
By bshzEditor: Yulanda Wang

Chinese lifter Li Yajun competes during the women's 53-kilogram category competition in the World Weightlifting Championships in Wroclaw, Poland, Oct 21, 2013. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chinese lifter Li Yajun competes during the women's 53-kilogram category competition in the World Weightlifting Championships in Wroclaw, Poland, Oct 21, 2013. [Photo/Xinhua]

Chinese lifter Li Yajun won the gold at the women's 53-kilogram category competition of the World Weightlifting Championships on Monday.

The 20-year-old Chinese girl managed 100kg in the snatch, and then lifted 121kg in the clean and jerk to end the competition with a total of 221kg.

Cristina Iovu of Azarbaijian finished with the identical results, but had to settle for a silver due to heavier bodyweight. The bronze medal went to Sopita Tanasan of Thailand who finished with a total of 203kg.

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(Source: chinadaily.com.cn)

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