CCTV.com - CNTV English - CCTV News

Lu Xiaojun of China breaks world record to win men's 77kg weightlifting gold in Olympic Games

08-02-2012 03:50 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

LONDON, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- China's Lu Xiaojun broke the world record to win the Olympic gold medal in men's 77kg category weightlifting competition here on Wednesday.

Lu lifted 175kg in snatch and 204kg in clean and jerk for a total of 379kg, beating her own world mark of 378kg.

It was China's 16th gold medal at these Games.

His compatriot Lu Hao Jie took silver with a total of 360kg.

Lu Xiaojun of China poses with his gold medal at the awarding ceremony of men's
77kg weightlifting event at London 2012 Olympic Games, London, Britain,
Aug. 1, 2012. Lu Xiaojun won the gold medal of the event with a new world
record of 379kg. (Xinhua/Gong Lei)

 

Editor:Bai Yang |Source: Xinhua

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program