World Cup 2018: Chinese weightlifter is back on top of the podium

World Cup 2018: Chinese weightlifter is back on top of the podium

Altyn ASHIROVA

The World Weightlifting Championships between women in the weight category of 71 kg ended. Absolute victory again celebrates the Chinese team. Athlete from China Zhang Vangli became the absolute world champion and world record holder in the push (152 kg) and the sum of the biathlon (267 kg).

The second result in the snatch (112 kg) and the third in the double-event (242 kg) was shown by Nadezhda Likhacheva, who performed at international competitions under the flag of Kazakhstan for the first time.

The third in the snatch (111 kg), the second in the push (141 kg) and the sum of the biathlon (252 kg) was the Egyptian weightlifter, world record holder among juniors Sarah Ahmed.

“Bronze” in the push (133 kg) was won by the American athlete Martha Rogers.

Russian athlete Anastasia Romanova, who claimed to be “silver” in the snatch was outraged by the results of past competitions. After the athlete lifted 113 kg in the third attempt, the judges changed the initially positive decision and did not consider the approach. The result is the fourth place.