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VN weightlifter wins silver at junior worlds

Update: April, 11/2015 - 08:37
Weightlifter Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan (left). — Photo zing

LIMA (VNS) — Weightlifter Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan pocketed three silver medals at the IWF Youth World Championships yesterday in Lima, Peru.

Tuan, competing in the men's 56kg category, came second in the snatch (115kg), clean-and-jerk (145kg) and total (260kg).

Chinese Lin Zhixiang bagged three gold medals (116kg, 146kg, and 262kg).

The bronze medal in the snatch event went to Viet Nam's Ly Quang Vinh with a lift of 105kg. Brandy Lopez Carranza of Peru took the bronze in the clean-and-jerk with 133kg, then secured another with a total lift of 230kg.

The championships will close on Sunday. — VNS

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