Taiwan's Lin Tzu-chi wins gold for women's weight lifting

By Drum Digital
23 September 2014

Lin took the lead with a clean and jerk lift of 143kg which took her to a total of 259kg and smashed the old combined world record of 257kg.

Taiwan's Lin Tzu-chi broke two world records with her final lift to snatch gold away from China's Deng Wei in the most dramatic of fashions in the women's 63kg at the Asian Games.  Deng then strode out and hoisted 144kg on her final lift to break the clean and jerk world record by 1kg, equal Lin's total and go into gold medal position by virtue of lower bodyweight. But Lin, with one lift remaining, then hauled 145kg above her head to claim gold and break both newly set world records for the clean and jerk and the combined.

Source: sapa

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