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Update: February, 29/2016 - 07:47

Vietnamese powerlifters Le Van Cong (centre) and Nguyen Binh An (left) pose with their certificates after the IPC Powerlifting World Cup that closed in Malaysia on Saturday. Cong competed in the men's 49kg category and set a new world record with a lift of 182kg at the Asian Championship in Kazakhstan last year. An, in the men's 54kg class, also pocketed an Asian record at the same tournament with a lift of 183kg. In Kuala Lumpur, Cong and An both won gold. They will be key members of the Vietnamese team at the upcoming Paralympics in Brazil this summer. Dang Thi Linh Phuong and Chau Hoang Tuyet Loan also won silver medals in the women's 50kg and 55kg event, respectively. — Photo

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