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China's Li Xueying wins women's 58kg weightlifting Olympic gold


08:24, July 31, 2012

Gold Medalist Li Xueying of China poses for pictures during the victory ceremony of women's weightlifting 58kg competition, at London 2012 Olympic Games in London, Britain, on July 30, 2012. Li Xueying of China won gold medal with a new Olympic record of 246kg. (Xinhua/Gong Lei)

LONDON, July 30 (Xinhua) -- China's Li Xueying snatched an Olympic record of 108kgs and jerked up 138kgs for an Olympic record total of 246kgs to take the women's 58kg weightlifting gold medal at the London Olympic Games here on Monday.

Thailand's Pimsiri Sirikaew got the silver in 236kgs and Yuliya Kalina of Ukraine placed third in 235kgs.


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