Sunday, August 10, 2008

China wins Gold in weight lifting under 48 kg

Weightlifting, Women’s 48kg Final, Chen Xiexia Of China First, Breaks Record

The Women’s under 48kg was staged at BUAA Gymnasium with 14 excellent women weightlifters.

Chen Xiexia of China succeeded in 95kg Snatch and 117kg in the Clean and Jerk for a total of 212kg. She grabbed the first Olympic Gold for China and broke Olympic record. Turkey’s Sibel Ozkan came second, Chen Wei-Ling of Chinese Taipei got third.

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