Women's 53kg

Weightlifting Beijing Olympics

Gold medal favorite: Hongmei Qiu- China

Venue: Beihang University Gymnasium

Thailand wins gold medal in women’s 53kg weightlifting

Thailand’s Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon won a gold medal in the women’s 53 kg weightlifting. She lifted a total of 221kg. Her 126kg in the clean and jerk set a new Olympic record.
Jinhee Yoon from Korea won the silver medal and Nastassia Novikava of Belarus won the bronze.

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