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China's Zhou Lulu wins women's +75kg weightlifting Olympic gold


08:21, August 06, 2012

Zhou Lulu of China poses at awarding ceremony of women's +75kg weightlifting competition, at London 2012 Olympic Games in London, Britain, on August 5, 2012. Zhou Lulu claimed title in this event. (Xinhua/Liu Dawei)

LONDON, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Zhou Lulu of China won the women's +75kg weightlifting gold medal at the London Olympic Games on Sunday.

Zhou snatched 146kgs and jerked up an Olympic record of 187kgs for a world record winning total of 333kgs for the top honor.

Russian Tatiana Kashirina got the silver medal by snatching a world record of 151kgs and jerking up 181kgs for a total of 332kgs, Armenia's Hripsime Khurshudyan got the bronze medal in 294kgs.


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