Vietnamese weightlifter wins gold in junior world championships
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Vietnamese weightlifter wins gold in junior world championships

Economy, Vietnam, Vietnam Finance News

VNA
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – 11:00:00 Print

Vietnamese weightlifter Lai Gia Thanh (Photo: vov.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – Lai Gia Thanh brought home one gold and two silver medals at the ongoing IWF
Junior World Championships in Japan.


Thanh won a gold medal in the
clean and jerk category with his achievement of 140kg. In the snatch, he lifted
109kg to gain a silver medal.

In the total lift, he took a
silver medal for 249kg. Wang Hao of China won a gold medal with 258kg and
Hiroyuki Mashiko of Japan took
the bronze with 244kg.

A total of 265 (108 women and 157
men) athletes from 50 countries took part in the competition.-VNA

QBCA

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