Chinese Taipei Kuo Hsing-Chun Wins Gold at World Weightlifting Championships
By Chen ZhiEditor: Yang Zixin
Chinese Taipei lifter Kuo Hsing-Chun won the gold at the women's 58-kilogram category competition of the World Weightlifting Championships on October 23, 2013.
|Chinese Taipei lifter Kuo Hsing-Chun won the gold at the women's 58-kilogram category competition of the World Weightlifting Championships on October 23, 2013.[Xinhua]
Kuo managed 108kg in the snatch, and then lifted 133kg in the clean and jerk to end the competition with a total of 241kg.
Escobar Guerrero of Ecuador finished second with 225kg, and the bronze medal went to Elena Shadrina of Russia who finished with a total of 218kg.
Chinese lifter Deng Wei cleared 108kg in snatch, but failed in all her three attempts to lift 133 in clean and jerk.
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