Hanoi (VNA) – Do Tu Tung has secured six gold medals and set a new world record at the ongoing Asian Weightlifting Youth & Junior Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Vietnamese lifter competed in the men’s 55kg category in the youth and junior events the same on February 15. In the snatch event, Tung lifted 110kg to top the podium. His result was a world junior record beating the previous mark set by Italy's Massidda Sergio last October by 1kg. In the clean & jerk, the 16-year-old lifted 136kg to take first place with a total result of 246kg. Last year, Tung claimed four golds and one world record in the 49kg class. Earlier, his teammates bagged seven golds. Nguyen Thi Thuy Tien , 19, took three golds in the women’s junior 55kg category with 79kg in the snatch and 105kg in the clean & jerk. Nguyen Thi Thu Hoai, 16, won four titles in the women’s 45kg discipline in the youth and junior events with her 86kg lift in the clean & jerk … [Read more...] about Vietnamese lifter wins big, sets world record at Asian championships
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Vietnam had won another seven gold medals earlier in the tournament. Nguyen Thi Thuy Tien, 19, won three golds in the women's junior 55 kg category; and Nguyen Thi Thu Hoai, 16, two in the women's 45 kg discipline for both youth and junior events. The nine-member national contingent has also won three silver and two bronze medals. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese teen breaks third world weightlifting record
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