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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

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