Kuo Hsing-chun wins gold in Asian weightlifting championship

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/04/25
By: Lin Hung-han and Ko Lin

Taipei, April 25 (CNA) Taiwanese weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun (郭婞淳) won the gold

(CNA file photo)

medal in the 2017 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Turkmenistan on Monday in the women’s 58-kilogram division.

Kuo, 23, took the gold by lifting 104 kg in the snatch and 137 kg in the clean and jerk, for a total of 241 kg.

The 241 kg achievement was her best performance ever and also beat the 240 kg record that gave Thai weightlifter Sukanya Srisurat a gold medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.    [FULL  STORY]

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