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Vinh wins weightlifting silver

Update: March, 06/2014 - 09:52

HA NOI (VNS)  — Viet Nam won a silver at the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships being held in Thailand.

On Tuesday, Ly Quang Vinh came second in the men's 50kg category, lifting a total of 202kg, 11kg less than winner Zheng Liangrun from China.

Kim Yong Gun from North Korea came third, lifting 194kg.

In total, there are six athletes from Viet Nam. Among them, Nguyen Tran Tuan Anh is expected to win a medal in the men's 56kg class.

The Thai championships have 560 athletes from 40 countries participating and will continue until March 12. They are a precursor to the second Olympic Youth Games to be held in China in August. — VNS

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