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China's Li Xueying wins women's 58kg weightlifting Olympic gold

07-31-2012 01:06 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

LONDON, July 30 (Xinhua) -- China's Li Xueying snatched an Olympic record of 108kgs and jerked up 138kgs for an Olympic record total of 246kgs to take the women's 58kg weightlifting gold medal at the London Olympic Games here on Monday.

Thailand's Pimsiri Sirikaew got the silver in 236kgs and Yuliya Kalina of Ukraine placed third in 235kgs.

Gold Medalist Li Xueying of China poses for pictures during the victory ceremony
of women's weightlifting 58kg competition, at London 2012 Olympic Games in London,
Britain, on July 30, 2012. Li Xueying of China won gold medal with a new Olympic
record of 246kg. (Xinhua/Gong Lei)

Li Xueying of China competes during women's weightlifting 58kg competition, at
London 2012 Olympic Games in London, Britain, on July 30, 2012. Li Xueying of
China won gold medal with a new Olympic record of 246kg. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli)

Gold Medalist Li Xueying of China (C), silver medalist Pimsiri Sirikaew of
Thailand (L) and Yuliya Kalina of Ukraine pose for pictures during the victory
ceremony of women's weightlifting 58kg competition, at London 2012 Olympic Games
in London, Britain, on July 30, 2012. Li Xueying of China won gold medal with
a new Olympic record of 246kg. (Xinhua/Gong Lei)

 

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: Xinhua

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