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VN win one more gold in weightlifting championship

Update: July, 26/2017 - 18:18
Nguyễn Trần Tuấn Anh in Nepal. — Photo: Facebook Nguyen Tran Tuan Anh
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Trần Anh Tuấn on Tuesday won a gold medal at the ongoing Asian Men’s and Women’s Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championship in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Tuấn topped the men’s junior clean and jerk 62kg category with a lift of 154kg.

He was also second in the snatch (126kg) and total (280kg) events.

Previously, Tuấn competed in the 56kg class. In 2015, he claimed three world junior championships in Lima when he was 17. In 2014, he bagged bronze at the Youth Olympic Games in China.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, in the 63kg pool, Đinh Xuân Hoàng finished third in the clean and jerk with a lift of 152kg. He was fourth in the snatch and total.

After two days, Việt Nam have earned four golds, six silvers and 10 bronzes.

The Asian tournament will continue till July 29. — VNS

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