Chinese Taipei's Kuo claims women's weightlifting 59kg gold at Tokyo 2020

2021-July-27 18:14 By: Xinhua

Kuo Hsing-Chun of Chinese Taipei competes during the women's 59kg weightlifting final match at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, July 27, 2021. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

TOKYO, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Taipei weightlifter Kuo Hsing-Chun showcased her commanding advantage in the women's 59kg en route to a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Tuesday.

Kuo managed 103kg in the snatch, 133kg in the clean and jerk for a 236kg total, all new Olympic records.

Polina Guryeva of Turkmenistan bagged a silver medal with 217kg. Host weightlifter Mikiko Andoh claimed a bronze at 214kg.

Editor: JYZ
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