Taiwanese weightlifter Lo Ying-yuan on Friday won two golds in the women’s 87kg category at the World Weightlifting Championships in Riyadh.
Lo won the snatch with a best lift of 112kg and the combined with 245kg. In the clean and jerk, she lifted 128kg, but failed in her first attempt to lift 133kg. On her second attempt, she succeeded, putting her fifth, while Solfrid Koanda of Norway took gold with 156kg.
Lo is the third Taiwanese woman to win a medal at this year’s championships, which end today.
Photo from the International Weightlifting Federation’s Facebook page
Chen Guan-ling topped the 55kg category in all three disciplines with lifts of 91kg in the snatch and 112kg in the clean and jerk for a combined weight of 203kg. In the 59kg category, Kuo Hsing-chun’s 130kg in the clean and jerk was the second-equal best.
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