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16.08.2008

Women’s +75 kg: a real one woman show

Jang Miran (KOR) was the silver medalist in Athens and from that time on the most outstanding lifter in this class. This time she didn’t let any lifter come close to her performance. Finally she set a new world record of 140kg for the snatch, then went on to set a new world record of […]

16.08.2008

Women’s 75 kg: The strongest woman on the Earth emerges tonight

A dream for all, competiton without Chinese rival will come to live in women’s +75 kg class. The dominant figure of this field is Jang Mi ran (KOR)has been undeafeted at world championships since winning the second place athe Athens Games in 2004. her winning total has increased from 300 kg to 319 kg. Realistically, the […]

16.08.2008

Men’s 85 kg pinned with new records

  Rybakou was very diligent setting up new records. First he was snatching 185 kg, just two kg less compairing to his own world record. But he had a very hard fight with his own world record set up a year ago in Thailand WC. By his lat clean and jerk of 209 kg he […]

16.08.2008

Athen’s records are all surpassed in 75 kg class

Russian Zabolotnaia 2004 Athens Cao Lei 2008 Beijing Cao Lei had her top form resulting four new Olympic records. First she snatched 128 kg, 3 kg more Russian Zabolotnaia was able to lift four years ago. In clean and jerk Pawina Thongsuk was her next ‘victim’ as her name disappeared as currect Olympic record holder. […]

16.08.2008

Men’s 85 kg press conference quotes:

Lu Yong (CHN), gold medallist:   “After Rybakou (BLR)  snatched 5 kg more than me I was not worried about it. If the lead did not surpass 10 kg I knew I beat him. After the jury reversed my second attempt in clean and jerk my mindset was definitely affected. But the judgement have been […]

16.08.2008

Women’s 75 kg press conference quotes:

Cao Lei (CHN), gold medallist: “I dedicate my gold medal first of all to my motherland and all the people in my country. But the most important is to dedicate this victory to my dear mother who has passed away not long ago. I thought of her at the time of my last attempt. I […]

15.08.2008

Men’s 85 kg: A STORY OF 28 DKG

Rybakou BLR Lu CHN Martirosyan ARM Rybakou(BLR) took a silver four years ago in Athens. Holding the world record in the snatch and total weight, he went into the competition most favored to win. Before he stepped on the floor, China’s Lu Yong and Kazakhstan’s Vladimir Sedov both lifted 180kg in the snatch, followed by […]

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WADA chief urges drug tainted sports to clean up

BEIJING (AP) -Weightlifting, cycling and other sports with a history of drug scandals need to clean up their acts to avoid any risk of losing their Olympic status, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Sunday. WADA is monitoring Olympic sports to assess whether they are complying fully with the global code of drug-testing […]

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