Vietnam wins 9 medals at world junior weightlifting event

Vietnam’s team have won 9 medals, including one gold and six silvers, during the first 7 competition days at the World Junior Weightlifting Championship in Peru, which will end on April 12th.

Vietnam’s team have won 9 medals, including one gold and six silvers, during the first 7 competition days at the World Junior Weightlifting Championship in Peru, which will end on April 12th.

Vietnam wins 9 medals at world junior weightlifting event
Khong My Phuong, the only girl in the team, won the gold medal in the girls’ 44-kilogram snatch category when she delivered her best lift of 70 kilograms, 3 kilograms above second-place Gao Yimei of China.

Phuong brought home two other silvers after finishing second in the clean and jerk category with a lift of 146 kilograms and a total lift of 216 kilograms.

Favourite Nguyen Tran Anh Tuan failed to land any gold medals after finishing second in all three categories in the boys’ 56-kilogram event.

Two remaining members of the team, Le Nguyen Quoc Bao and Le Quang Vinh, claimed another silver and two bronze medals./.

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