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Huyen breaks national record in weightlifting event

Update: December, 12/2014 - 08:07

NAM DINH (VNS) — Weightlifter Vuong Thi Huyen of Ha Noi broke the national record in the women's 48kg category at the ongoing National Sports Games in the northern province of Nam Dinh yesterday.

The 22-year-old player raised 181kg in total. Do Thi Thu Hoai of the Ministry of Public Security and Duong Thi Bich Tuyen of Soc Trang were the runners-up with 179kg and 174kg respectively.

In the women's 53kg event, Hanoian Nguyen Thi Quy also set a national record with a total lift of 202kg. Vu Thi Nhu Quynh of Hai Phong came second with 197kg and Tran Thi My Dung of HCM City placed third with 195kg.

Around 300 athletes from 33 teams began competing in the wushu event yesterday for 38 sets of medals. — VNS

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