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Ji Jing takes 53kg bronze in World Championships

11-07-2011 17:32 BJT

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China also picked up a medal in the women’s 53 kilogram category thanks to Ji Jing, who was making her first appearance at the world Champinships.

The 24 year old had found a lot of success domestically this year, winning three gold medals at the Chinese championships in May, and would come in third on the big stage in Paris to take the bronze.

But she would not be able to overcome a World Record setting performance by Zulfiya Chinshanlo of Kazakhstan in the clean and jerk, a lift there of 130 kilograms, carrying her to the gold.



Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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