China's Hou Zhihui wins weightlifting women's 49kg gold at Tokyo Olympics

Source: Xinhua| 2021-07-24 14:38:11|Editor: huaxia

Hou Zhihui of China competes during the women's 49kg weightlifting event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, July 24, 2021. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

TOKYO, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese weightlifter Hou Zhihui won the women's 49kg title at Tokyo 2020 here on Saturday with an Olympic record result of 210kg (snatch 94kg, jerk 116kg).

This is the first gold medal in weightlifting and the second for the Chinese delegation at the Tokyo Olympics.

Saikhom Mirabai of India took the silver with 202kg, and Cantika Aisah of Indonesia got the bronze with 194kg. Enditem

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