China gets its first gold medal in weightlifting

Gold medal to China! I am sure this will be the first of many to come. The medal was won in women’s 48kg weightlifting.

Gold medal - Chen Xiexia - China

Silver medal - Sibel Ozkan - Turkey

Bronze medal - Chen Wei-Ling - Chinese Taipei

She finished with 95kg in the Snatch and 117kg in the Clean and Jerk for a total of 212kg, a new Olympic Record.

Sibel Ozkan - Turkey finished with 88kg in the snatch and 111kg in the clean and jerk for a 199kg total.

Chen Wei-Ling - Chinese Taipei 84kg in the snatch and 112kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 196kg.


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