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Vinh wins gold, silver at continental tournament

Update: April, 27/2016 - 09:00
Trịnh Văn Vinh competes at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan. Vinh bags one gold and one silver in the men’s U62kg category. Photo
Viet Nam News

TASHKENT - Trịnh Văn Vinh of Việt Nam grabbed a gold and a silver at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Uzbekistan yesterday.

Vinh triumphed in the men’s U62kg class’s clean and jerk event with a lift of 158kg.

Japanese Yoichi Itokazu and Mohammed Ridha Ali from Iraq came second and third, respectively.

Despite not being in contention for the top three of the snatch event, Vinh’s total result of 282kg brought him a silver in the total ranking.

Itokazu claimed the gold while Ali took his second bronze.

The championships will end on Saturday. – VNS

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